Agricultural Education

About the Major

An Agricultural Education major prepares you for a career educating students and the public about the environment and agriculture. The curriculum teaches students how to motivate, supervise, coach, educate, and train others in a variety of classroom and/or business settings. Read more about the major. Visit the AgEd website.

Common Entry Level Job Titles

  • Agriculture Education Teacher
  • Corporate Agricultural Associate
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Extension Educators
  • Program Manager

Types of Employers

  • Agricultural business organizations
  • Environmental centers
  • Extension services offices
  • Government agencies
  • Middle schools and high schools
  • Youth development organizations

Alumni Internship and Volunteer Contacts

In addition to finding current job and internship openings, use GoldPASS to search info and contacts for students' previously completed internships related to this major (to get ideas and contact information- not to get a list of openings). Select "Job Search"> "Internship Agreement Database."

Also, be sure to check out the "Internship Spotlight" series on the department blog. It features students' internship stories and is a great way to explore career and internship-site options. 

Salary and Employment Statistics

See the employment and salary page for statistics on the most recent graduates and previous years.

Top Career Resources

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