Master of Science in Agricultural and Extension Education

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
Become a leader in education, communication, and leadership in the agriculutral industry.

This degree is offered by Ohio State's Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership. It provides a high quality, relevant graduate education experience tailored to meet the needs of early or mid-career professionals who are continuing full-time employment. Students can select a specialization that best aligns with their career goals: agricultural communication, agricultural education, community and extension education, international development, or leadership.

Important Info

Campus Requirements: 

All courses are delivered online, but there is one annual face-to-face meeting requirement.

Sample Courses

AEE 7230

Strategic and Program Planning

An introduction to adult learning and professional development to ensure effective programs and education with adult audiences.
AEE 7700

Evaluation and Accountability

This course covers key principles and practices used in evaluating the change resulting from educational programs and activities, and how that relates to programming accountability.
AEE 8000

Leading Through Historical Perspectives

Examines the mission, purpose, and historical foundations of agricultural and extension education in America. Focuses on the contemporary issues facing agriculture education, extension education, and agricultural communications.
AEE 8420

Leadership and Administration in Agricultural and Extension Education

Focuses upon theories, concepts, and principles for leadership, administration, and management in communication, education, extension, and community settings.

Featured Faculty

Professor, Community and Extension Education
Associate Professor, Leadership
Associate Professor, Community and Extension Education
Professor, Agricultural Education and Research

Is this program offered in my state?

Meets or exceeds state standards and is authorized to legally offer distance education through approval or exemption by the state regulatory agency and by the State Board of Education.
Limited Authorization
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Pursuing Authorization
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