Agricultural Extension Education Master of Agriculture (M.Agr.) in Agricultural Sciences or Master of Agricultural Extension Education (M.A.E.E.)

Degree Overview

Become a more effective educator and deepen your understanding of agricultural issues and how to communicate them in informal settings. With interdisciplinary courses combining theory and practice, the agricultural extension education curriculum can be tailored to suit your specific professional goals and interests — whether in the field of extension education or other professions requiring community education and public contact.

CSU, a leader in agricultural education, offers one of the only agricultural extension education distance education programs of its kind in the nation and it's designed for working professionals.

  • Students interact and network with others across the country who are in Extension or similar agencies.
  • Advisors help students design plans of study that emphasize immediate career applicability.
  • Distance education allows working professionals to obtain a degree without putting their careers on hold.

You may pursue Plan A or B to earn your Master of Agriculture or pursue Plan C to earn your Master of Agricultural Extension Education.

  • Plan A requires coursework, applied research, and a thesis.
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  • Plan B requires coursework and a professional paper.
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  • Plan C is coursework only, does not require a thesis or paper, and is a terminal degree.
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The program is administered within CSU's College of Agricultural Sciences, which consistently ranks in the top 10 in the country in terms of awards, grants, and contracts received. The faculty in this program are expert instructors and researchers in agriculture, education, and cooperative Extension.

This degree can advance your education career in a variety of fields, including:

  • Agricultural Extension
  • Community Development
  • Environmental Education
  • Human Development
  • Natural Resources
  • Range Science

What Next?

  • Learn more about the program requirements and curriculum for completing the thesis- or professional paper-based Master of Agriculture.

  • Earning an M.A.E.E.
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    This coursework-only option allows you to finish your degree as a Master of Agricultural Extension Education. Learn more about the program requirements and curriculum.