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Agricultural Education

A major in agricultural education is a broad study of agriculture, along with course work in professional education, communications, and public relations.  While earning their undergraduate degree in agricultural education, students become involved in field experiences related to teaching agricultural education in public schools. Graduates find jobs in a wide range of fields including secondary education, agricultural extension, sales, marketing, finance, and management. Jobs are also available in government and international agriculture.

Related career titles

Agriculture education teacher
Crop consultant
Educational supervisor
Extension agent
Farm/ranch manager
Human resource specialist
International agriculture consultant
Production agriculture manager
Program coordinator
Sales/service representative

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Career Opportunities in Education and Related Services
Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment
Careers in Focus: Agriculture
Careers in the Environment
Opportunities in Education Careers
Opportunities in Farming and Agriculture Careers

*Books are available for checkout.

Related agricultural education links

National Association of Agricultural Educators

National FFA Organization

National 4-H Council

Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

Kansas State Department of Education

American Association for Agricultural Education

Kansas FFA Association