UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Agricultural Education

Graduate Programs

Agricultural Education

Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Education

Professional Development in Agricultural Education

This option is designed for educators in both classroom and non-formal settings to continue their professional development.

Initial Teaching Licensure

This option is designed for students with a non-teaching baccalaureate degree seeking initial teacher licensure as agricultural education instructors. 

Who Should Enroll

  • Certified agricultural educators in middle, secondary or post-secondary schools
  • Agriculture, food or environmental science professionals in extension, industry or other non-formal education sessions who desire a masters degree
  • Those who are seeking initial certification as agricultural education instructors in middle or  secondary schools

Key Features

  • Flexibility to construct a graduate program that meets the needs of different students
  • A history of excellent job placement rates and starting salaries among graduates
  • A connection between theory and practice in the dynamic fields of agriculture, food and environmental science
  • Integration of distance learning and face-to-face classroom course work

Program Curriculum

Candidates select one of program options and obtain approval from the program coordinator before beginning their program of study.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application for graduate study at UWRF with application processing fee.
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended as an undergraduate student, sent directly to the Admissions Office from the institution.
  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 (on a four-point scale) or an average of at least 2.90 based on the last 60 semester credits (90 quarter credits) of the undergraduate program.

Quick Response

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For More Information

Dr. Tim Buttles, graduate program coordinator
College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science
Department of Agricultural Education
715-425-3555
E-mail

Initial Teaching Certification Portfolio Assistance
715-425-0622

Contact Us

Admissions Office
graduateadmissions@uwrf.edu
715-425-3500
M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
112 South Hall