Online Programs

The Alliance for Cooperative Course Exchange in the Plant Sciences is a consortium of universities including the University of Arkansas, Louisiana State University, Oklahoma State University and Mississippi State University. The University of Arkansas participates through the Horticulture Department.

Great Plains AG*IDEA Consortium
AG*IDEA, an affiliate of the Great Plains IDEA is a national consortium of land grant universities offering programs and courses in agriculture disciplines. Programs at the University of Arkansas participating in AG*IDEA include Agricultural and Extension Education and Bioenergy and Sustainable Technology.

Master of Science in Agricultural and Extension Education
This degree program is designed for professionals in agriculture such as teachers, extension agents, and industry leaders who seek a social science or people-oriented focus in their degree rather than a technical agricultural science focus. There are two options available: a thesis program and a non-thesis program. This degree program focuses on the professional understandings of how people learn and apply knowledge in agriculturally-related educational or work settings. Within the program, you may identify an area of concentration in the agricultural sciences or in education.

Master of Science in Food Safety
This off campus, graduate, non-thesis degree is administered by Bumpers College for practitioners of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. This degree is an emphasis in food safety and quality.

Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences
The off campus degree is designed to use specialized information from the areas of Human Environmental Science including Apparel Studies, Human Development & Family Sciences, General HESC, and Food, Nutrition & Hospitality for an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving.


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University of Arkansas
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