Agricultural education

Doctor of philosophy University of Missouri-Columbia
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Overview

A doctorate in agricultural education from MU can help you advance your career in agricultural or extension education, communication or informal adult education. If you want to connect with expert faculty members and take an innovative, high-tech approach to agricultural education, this may be the degree for you.

Quick facts

Official name

Doctor of philosophy in agricultural education

Campus

University of Missouri-Columbia

Program type

Doctorate

Academic home

College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources | Division of Applied Social Sciences

Delivery mode

Blended, some campus visits required

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

72

Estimated cost

$40,032.00

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

This degree has potential benefits for

  • Classroom or extension educators in agriculture or the environment
  • Communications or public relations professionals
  • International agricultural development specialists
  • Program manager or producers
  • Sales professionals
  • Youth specialists
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5.11%
Employment growth
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
$58,000
Median salary

Program structure

Delivery of this program is blended: some campus visits are required.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take two classes each semester session and finish the program in four years.

Course work covers

  • Instructional design and delivery
  • Teaching and learning theories and practices
  • Educational program planning, evaluation, organization and administration

Delivery

Blended, some campus visits required

Calendar system

Semester

Typical program length

4 years

Typical course load

Two classes per semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Division of Applied Social Sciences