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. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Contact InformationAgricultural Sciences Education and Communication