Agricultural education students combine their interest in agriculture with their desire to work with people. Students are prepared to teach agricultural science, business, and related subjects in junior high, high school, or college settings. They also can pursue careers in agricultural service industries. There is a high demand for agricultural science and business teachers in Indiana and across the United States.
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Careers in Agricultural Education
Graduates teach agriculture in junior high schools, high schools, and colleges; work as extension agents for the state and federal government; or fill a wide variety of posts in agribusiness and industry.
Transfer to Agricultural Education
Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Contact InformationYouth Development and Agricultural Education