M.Sc. On Campus Online

Agricultural Education

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

12 months
30464 USD/year
30464 USD/year
15176 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Agricultural Education at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is a professional degree for training classroom-based educators and community and organizational developers to address issues as they pertain to teaching and learning in and about the agricultural, life, and environmental sciences. 


Students are typically interested in either furthering their career in Extension, agricultural classrooms in secondary education, professional organizations in training and supervisory roles, or community development.

Key Features 

  • Through the on-campus program, we also work with students interested in gaining licensure for teaching agriculture in Illinois public schools for grades 9-12. 
  • Agricultural Education can be pursued as an online degree at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Curriculum Design & Instruction
  • Instructional Methods & Design
  • Youth Development Programs
  • Adult Learning Principles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We are looking for highly motivated students with strong academic records.  Students with backgrounds in agriculture, education, behavioral or social sciences are especially encouraged to apply. 
  • The minimum undergraduate grade-point average for admission is 3.0 (A = 4.0).  Applicants for the online/off-campus program are not required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 
  • International applicants from non-English-speaking countries must have official TOEFL scores of at least 575 (written version) or 233 (computer-based version) to be eligible for admission.  
  • To receive full consideration for admission (and financial aid opportunities if you are applying for the full-time, on-campus program), please apply by February 15 for possible admission the following fall semester or September 15 for possible admission to the following spring semester. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15176 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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