• Overview
  • Prepare the next generation of agriculture leaders.

    At an early age, youth can begin learning important lifelong skills about raising crops, caring for animals, conducting research, and managing a farm or agribusiness.

    This program prepares you to teach secondary-level students (grades 6-12) about the agriculture industry and technologies. You will gain broad agriculture knowledge, explore teaching methods, and learn how to plan a curriculum, manage a classroom, and supervise out-of-classroom learning programs like Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H.

    Hands-on learning opportunities include shadowing a local teacher, assisting a local FFA chapter, and studying at the on-campus animal centers, greenhouses and plant science farms.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Want to become a teacher
    • Enjoy working with youth
    • Are interested in agriculture sciences
    • Have strong communication and leadership skills
    • Are involved in 4-H, FFA or other agriculture-related activities
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Agriculture teacher at secondary level (6-12 grades)
    • Supervisor of Future Farmers of America (FFA) or 4-H
    • Youth development educator
    • Marketing specialist
    • Community planning consultant
    • University extension educator