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Agricultural Education-Professional Agriculture Emphasis, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #85 (BCR) Online
The Agricultural Education-Professional Agriculture Emphasis degree offered by the University of Arizona is designed for working professionals in agriculture, life sciences, and related fields who desire to obtain a graduate degree that includes the development of entrepreneurial leadership and innovation knowledge and skill sets.

Overview

The Agricultural Education-Professional Agriculture Emphasis degree offered by the University of Arizona contributes to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' unique functional role as a leader in the University's land-grant mission by providing an array of programs in formal undergraduate and graduate instruction, research, and service to enable the people of Arizona, the nation, and beyond to improve the quality of their lives. 

The primary mission of Agricultural Education, Technology & Innovation is serving a diverse population through teaching, application, integration, and discovery in agriculture, applied science, education, innovation, leadership, and technology leading to successful careers in education, community leadership, and industry.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Communicating Knowledge in Agriculture and the Life Sciences
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership in Agriculture and the Life Sciences
  • Principles and Applications of Organizational Innovation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Getting a Student Visa

    This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      11136 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      11136 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
    • In-State

      10236 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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    Funding

    There are various types of financial assistance that can help you cover the costs associated with college. UA offers a wide array of scholarship programs. Every student is considered for scholarships as long as a complete application for admission, transcripts and test scores have been received.

    To apply for need-based aid, U.S. citizens must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have your information sent to UA, specify the UA school code — 001083.

    To ensure you get the best financial package, be sure to complete a FAFSA by March 1st and have a complete Admissions Application (application, transcripts, SAT/ACT scores) by May 1st.

    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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