Master of Science in Agricultural Education & Communication


Grow your career with a master's degree!


Whether you're an educator, communicator, marketer, or community leader; our master's degree in agricultural education and communication can help you develop new skills and take the next steps in your career. Our program provides a hands-on, interdisciplinary approach to learning theory, technical skills, and professional development for those looking to take the next step in their careers as educators and communicators.

Through the support of experienced faculty members who are committed to supporting student growth and success, the Master of Science in Agricultural Education & Communication program will guide professionals through innovative teaching methods and communication strategies tailored to the unique challenges and opportunities within agriculture, natural resources, and life sciences.

Whether your goal is to inspire the next generation of agricultural leaders or expand your skills and dexterity as a communicator, our master's degree program will equip you with the tools and practical knowledge to achieve your goals.



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Our flexible, multidisciplinary program allows students to customize their graduate education in accordance with their individual needs and goals.

Plan B: Advanced Studies & Research

Plan C: Initial Licensure

In the Advanced Studies and Research track, students can choose an area of emphasis centering their studies on science communication or agricultural education. In focusing on science communication, students will expand their knowledge and experiences on how to be clear, effective, and knowledgeable communicators as professionals within agriculture, natural resources, and life sciences. An agricultural education emphasis is an opportunity for students with an interest in formal or non-formal education to broaden their pedagogical knowledge and skills as educators. This program may be a good fit for individuals who already have a Minnesota teaching license.

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The Initial Licensure track is an agricultural education program for individuals intending to become formal or non-formal educators in the area of agriculture, food and natural resource science. The program aligns with Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing Standards Board (PELSB) standards and provides professional teacher preparation for effective teaching.

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