M.Sc. On Campus

Agricultural and Extension Education

Pennsylvania State University

12 months
40812 USD/year
24586 USD/year
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The Agricultural and Extension Education program offered at Pennsylvania State University emphasizes agricultural or extension education (including preparation for employment in college or university programs), youth and family programming, state-level administration, local-level administration, private industry and international education.

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The purpose of the Agricultural and Extension Education M.S. degree program at Pennsylvania State University is to prepare students through experience and course work in research methods, data analysis, and research reporting to enhance their professional qualifications and career advancement. The program is designed for individuals who are primarily interested in conducting, interpreting, or communicating research for educational work or advanced graduate (i.e. doctoral) study.


Graduates can go on to become: agricultural educators at the post-secondary level; Cooperative Extension educators or related professionals; and professionals in the public, private, or non-profit sectors focused on education, training, or human capacity development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Scientific Method in the Study of Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Basic Applied Data Analysis in Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Administration and Supervision of Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Contemporary Research in Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Youth Leadership Development in the Agricultural and Life Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Students must submit scores from the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • All international applicants must take and submit scores for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the IELTS 
  • All applicants must submit a letter of application, two or three pages in length, describing their professional experience, education, career goals, and reasons for pursuing the degree.
  • Applicants must ensure that three recommendation and evaluation forms from individuals knowledgeable about the applicant are forwarded to the department.

Tuition Fee

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    40812 USD/year
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    24586 USD/year
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Living costs for University Park

1000 - 1500 USD /month
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