Undergraduate Students

The top three skills employers seek in new college graduates are leadership, teamwork, and communication skills. A major in Agricultural Education focuses on these exact skills and prepares graduates to leading classrooms, companies, and communities. Our focus on practical applications with hands-on learning opportunities and a people-oriented approach helps graduates become leaders in career fields including education, business, and nonprofit advocacy.

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Prepare for a rewarding career

Simply put, a major in Agricultural Leadership Education prepares you to lead people. Leading people takes many forms, as our graduates enjoy jobs in training & development, sales, nonprofit management, community outreach, and youth education. A recent analysis of Ag Leadership Education grads shows that 42% are working in agricultural and other businesses; 31% work in higher education; 15% work in nonprofit organizations; and 12% work in government agencies. More than ever, our world needs effective, globally-minded leaders. A major in Ag Leadership Education is the place to start that journey.

If your goal is to help shape the minds of students by becoming an Ag teacher, this is the path for you. A concentration in Agricultural Sciences Education provides students with the hands-on training to become a high school agricultural education teacher and FFA advisor.

Our students are working to become leaders in their careers and in their communities. Please reach out to us if you would like more information on becoming part of our close-knit program.