Career Possibilities

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A degree in agricultural education prepares you for a wide variety of career opportunities ranging from an agriculture educator in a formal classroom setting, to careers in agribusiness, sales, marketing, finance, public relations, youth programs and communications. Discover some of the amazing careers our alumni have achieved with their agricultural education degree!

What will I do with an Agricultural Education degree?

Our alumni are spread across the state of Illinois and the country in rewarding careers – as agriculture educators formal classroom settings; professionals in agribusiness, sales, marketing, finance, and public relations; extension agents; program administrators in youth programs and community programs; among countless others! Check out our alumni profiles to learn about how they have translated their Illinois AGED degree to a successful professional career.

Graph of top jobs of agricultural education graduates over career path