Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology

Why should I major in Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology?

Three concentrations in this major prepare students to perform, teach or communicate technical knowledge of the agriculture industry. The broad knowledge obtained with this degree and rapidly changing needs of the food and fiber industry places graduates in high demand for positions in education, extension, public relations, agricultural technologies and more.

What can I do with a degree in Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology?

There are multiple career options for an Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology graduate. Depending on the concentration area chosen, graduates can be employed in various fields within the agricultural industry. 

  • Agricultural Education or Family Consumer Sciences Teacher
  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Sales Representative

What does an Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology major study?

Courses of study for Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology majors vary depending on the concentration area. Students should select a concentration that best matches their interests.

For degree plans prior to 2017-2018, see the Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology Degree Archives.

How can an Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology student be involved?

The Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology Department and the University offer a variety of outlets for students to gain professional development experiences.

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Quick Facts

Department:
Agricultural Education, Communications & Technology

Average Starting Salary:
$34,000

Graduate School & Employment Placement Rate:
91%

Internship Required:
Yes

Commonly Paired Minors:
Agribusiness, Agricultural Leadership


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