Extension Education Master of Extension Education (M.Ext.Ed.)

Career Opportunities

The Master of Extension Education can advance your career as an extension education professional, or in related agriculture and natural resource careers where public education and communication skills are required. You will find the skills and training you acquire are applicable to a number of public sector education jobs in agencies such as:

  • Cooperative Extension,
  • Bureau of Land Management,
  • USDA,
  • Forest Service,
  • And more.

With interdisciplinary courses that combine theory and practice, you are prepared to establish or advance your education career in a variety of fields, including:

  • Agricultural extension
  • Community development
  • Environmental education
  • Human development
  • Natural resources
  • Extension education
  • Range science
  • Governmental agencies
  • 4-H/Youth development
  • Community-based education
  • Food systems and agricultural outreach
  • Forestry
  • Nutrition program management
  • Community preparedness/safety
  • Family consumer science

Graduates of this program have followed a variety of career paths, including extension work, professional sales, technical service, and a variety of informal education settings. Graduates have also pursued further study after completion of the degree.

What Next?

  • Discover why more than 10,000 students each year choose to advance their education online with Colorado State University.

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