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Agricultural Education, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1055 (BCR) , SD,
We offer a master degree in Agricultural Education at South Dakota State University. Preparing agricultural educators to critically evaluate curricular content, programmatic effectiveness and community needs to deliver culturally responsible and environmentally sound formal and informal instruction in the global agriculture, food, fiber and natural-resource systems. 

About

South Dakota State University’s multidisciplinary Master’s in Agricultural Education online graduate program prepares students for the career paths of their choosing: Agricultural Education (both formal and informal); Post-secondary Education; Non-profit Organizations; Leadership in the Broader Agriculture Industry.

Ready to take your agriculture profession to the next level? Cultivate a career through the Department of Teaching, Learning & Leadership’s preparation and knowledge-expanding online courses, from educational research and psychology to curriculum and teaching theory.

The graduate program has been developed through interdisciplinary collaboration between College of Education and Human Science and College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Research 
  • Foundations of Agricultural Education 
  • Advanced Educational Research Design & Analysis
  • Advanced Pedagogy
  • Advanced Educational Psychology 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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General Requirements

  • Submit the Online Application
  • Pay the Application Fee - The $35.00 fee can be paid through the online application system at the time of application submission or by sending a check or money order to the Graduate School
  • Submit Your Official Transcripts 
  • Submit Proof of Immunity 
  • Submit Any Additional Documents Required by Your Program of Interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 647 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    336 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 336 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Brookings

  • 1085 - 1890 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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