Agricultural Education, Leadership, and Communications

The Agricultural Education, Leadership, and Communications major equips graduates with the ability to inform and engage people about agricultural information and issues. This is achieved through curriculum emphasizing practical knowledge and hands-on experiences in teaching, leadership, and communications, in addition to well-rounded, individualized coursework in agricultural topics.

Agricultural Communications

Prepares students to communicate about agricultural and life science issues.

Career Opportunities:
  • Agriculture broadcaster - median annual salary of $45,000
  • Extension agent - median annual salary of $49,770
  • Photojournalist - median annual salary of $37,500
  • Public relations executive - median annual salary of $70,460
Curriculum

Agricultural Education

Prepares individuals seeking careers as a secondary agricultural education teacher.

Career Opportunities:
  • Agricultural educator - median annual salary of $46,800
  • Career counselor - median annual salary of $56,040
  • Crop consultant - median annual salary of $49,840
  • Extension agent - median annual salary of $45,550
Curriculum

Leadership

Prepares students for leadership roles in a variety of agricultural industry careers, including management positions.

Career Opportunities:
  • Agriculture broadcaster — median annual salary of $45,000
  • Extension agent — median annual salary of $49,770
  • Photojournalist — median annual salary of $37,500
  • Public relations executive — median annual salary of $70,460
Curriculum