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AEE Graduate Programs

Cultivating Teachers and Leaders

Our graduate programs offer flexibility and enable graduates to pursue diverse career options. Prepare for a career teaching agricultural education to middle or high school students, or become an Extension agent helping farmers and families succeed in their communities. Or pursue other rewarding positions such as agricultural museum curators, environmental educators, agricultural missionaries, agricultural public relations representatives, or congressional officers.

Field-Tested Faculty

Our faculty’s experience and expertise span across schools, universities and in Extension. We are active researchers discovering and disseminating knowledge in the field.

Top Ranking

We rank in the top 10 of U.S. agricultural and extension education graduate programs. Our nationally-recognized faculty offer an impressive array of graduate courses every semester.

400+ teachers teach agriculture in 300+ N.C. schools.

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Guidance for Graduate Students

Useful information on how to apply to our graduate programs.

For more information about our programs, contact Annie Hardison-Moody, director of graduate programs.

Ready to get started? Our guide provides information on your entire graduate journey, from admissions to graduation.

Challenge yourself by enhancing your career or educational program with a graduate-level certificate or minor in agricultural and extension education.

Graduate students in agricultural and extension education can succeed in a variety of professions. Learn more about the variety of career options awaiting you.

Find commonly-used forms and documents for current AEE graduate students.

Success in graduate school requires planning. See the graduate courses available in our degree programs for each semester.