College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

Science Translation & Outreach

$57K

average salary

for Extension Agents holding a Master's degree in 2010

7%

projected increase in industry employment growth

$71K

median annual wage

for science/technical writers in 2018

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Program Summary

Application Dates: 12/9/2019
04/11/2020
07/24/2020
Start Dates: 01/15/2020
05/12/2020
08/24/2020
Cost per credit: $685

Paul Vincelli

Director of Graduate Studies

Extension Professor and Provost’s Distinguished Service Professor

College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

859-218-0722

  • MS

Capitalize on scientific knowledge for the public good. Get the skills to discern scientifically valid information and effectively use that information to improve lives. The Science Translation and Outreach (STO) Program advances students’ capacity to develop locally relevant, transdisciplinary programming based on credible scientific findings.

Program Summary

Application Dates: 12/9/2019
04/11/2020
07/24/2020
Start Dates: 01/15/2020
05/12/2020
08/24/2020
Cost per credit: $685

Making use of science to assess public needs, identify, sort and interpret credible scientific information 

 

This program, housed in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, requires 12 credits (four 3-credit courses) of core material and 18 credits of free elective courses approved by the student's advisory committee.

Application Requirements

  • CV
    • A one- to two-page resume is adequate.
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcript(s) for prior studies in higher education
  • GRE or GMAT
  • Three letters of recommendation

Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.

Per federal regulations and our State Authorization agreement, view Financial Aid information and University Refund Policies here.


Contact

Paul Vincelli

Director of Graduate Studies

Extension Professor and Provost’s Distinguished Service Professor

College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

859-218-0722

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.