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Master's Degree Information for Prospective Students

Graduate work (M.S.) in Agricultural Education is a part of the Career, Technical and Leadership Education (CTLE) Graduate Program. The CTLE Program has two options: Career and Technical Education (CTE option); and Community and Leadership Development (CLD option). Students interested in Agricultural Education should choose the CTE option.

The CTE option is designed for educators, both formal and nonformal. Public school teachers, extension agents and other agricultural educators are welcome to apply for the graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Click here for a PDF document on Frequently Asked Questions.

Admissions Policy

More information about admission into the CTLE graduate program can be found by clicking here.

Applying to the Program

  1. The Graduate School outlines the application process through their Admissions pages. Click here for that information.
  2. In addition to the Graduate School application, students who apply for the CTLE Graduate Program must complete an additional application. Click here for the application.

Admission Status

To check your graduate application status, click here. If your status is "in process," then the Graduate School has not forwarded the application to the program. Please contact the Graduate School for more details.

Degree Requirements

More information about degree requirements can be found by clicking here.

A listing of AED courses can be found by clicking here.

Helpful Links

Here are some helpful links for prospective graduate students:

Assistantships in Agricultural Education

Assistantships in Agricultural Education are limited. Assistantships include a tuition waiver (but not a fee waiver) and a stipend for Fall and Spring semesters only. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2010-2011 school year. Applications are welcome until the position is filled. We anticipate a review of applicants to begin mid-February to March 1.

Students should also be preparing materials and applying for for the CTLE graduate program by this date as well. Official assistantship offers can only be made to students who have been admitted into the program. Unless otherwise noted, students can have assistantship support for UP TO two years - after the first year, the student is evaluated and the second year of support is granted based upon satisfactory or better performance. Click here for the application.

We anticipate the following assistantships available for 2010-2011 academic year:

  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship for up to 2 years starting Fall 2010

For questions about Ag Ed Studies in the CTLE Graduate Program, contact:
Dr. Tracy Kitchel

For questions about the CTLE Graduate Program in general, contact:
Dr. Randy Weckman
Director of Graduate Studies, CTLE Graduate Program

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Last Updated On: January 4, 2010

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