Agricultural Extension and Education: MS
Emphasizing a wide range of teaching and learning skills, this MS degree allows students to specialize in teaching, Extension/informal education, and adult education. While this degree does not result in a teaching license for public schools, students will develop skills in the areas of instruction, program planning, evaluation and research related to research methodology and statistical applications.
A thesis is required. Most of the coursework (30 credits) is available online, requiring few trips to the Logan campus. This degree is recommend for those who will be working in an area of education requiring research in addition to teaching or those seeking a PhD.
USU School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education:
Agricultural Extension and Education Master of Science
Agricultural Extension and Education - MS
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Students from any undergraduate background are welcome to apply.
- Complete the online graduate school application (Pay close attention to the essay question in the online application. The response will be used in admissions decision)
- Pay the application fee
- Score at or above the 40th percentile on in the GRE or MAT
- Have a 3.0 or higher GPA on your last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits
- Provide transcripts of all college/university credits
- Provide three contacts for letters of recommendation
- International students have additional admissions requirements.
Applications, including test results, must be completed no later than two months prior to the start of the semester in which you would like to begin taking classes. Students are not allowed to take courses in the program without being admitted.
A variety of funding opportunities are available, including fellowships, scholarships, assistantships, tuition awards, and travel support. Additionally, students may be eligible for subsidized health insurance through qualifying assistantships.
This degree is offered through Utah State University Regional Campuses and follows the USU Regional Campus tuition schedule. See Tuition & Payment for more information.
Students completing this degree will be prepared to enter the Extension field.
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