Teacher education in agriculture has always had as its purpose the preparation of individuals for entry-level positions as high school teachers of agriculture. The majority of county-level extension agents and vocational technical institute agriculture teachers have also prepared themselves initially as high school agriculture teachers.
Because agricultural education includes a cross section of classes from all areas of agriculture, graduates are also employed by various sectors of agribusinesses. Some even return to farming.
Prospective students will find our program fact sheet to be very informative. Current and prospective students can use our major and non-teaching checksheets (found here) to better understand our curriculum and map out their course plan.