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Agricultural Education


Choosing a degree in agricultural education leads to a variety of promising and fulfilling careers within agriculture. Individuals holding a degree in agricultural education are well qualified and in high demand throughout the agricultural sector. Career opportunities that are consistently available to graduates exist in a multitude of areas including secondary (High School) education, corporate training, management, sales, public relations, governmental representatives, non-profit representatives to list a few. Nearly 50% of agricultural education graduates go on to enter a career outside of secondary education within the field of agriculture. Agricultural education graduates possess a unique skill set in agriculture and education which positions them to take advantage of the shortage of certified agricultural educators throughout the country and the shortage of qualified agriculturalists required by the private and public sectors. By becoming a part of agricultural education you will be entering a field of endeavor that will build and maintain a quality lifestyle among a network of agricultural educators who share your passion!
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What You'll Do

  • Become leaders in the worldwide agricultural industry!
  • Experience agriculture in the classroom and beyond!
  • Grow the next generation of agricultural leaders!
  • Be welcomed into a family of passionate agriculturalists!
  • Be rewarded for work that has meaning for the world!

What You'll Study

  • AD 101 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications
  • AG 245 Agricultural Economics
  • AG 334 Agribusiness Finance
  • AO 120 Plant Science
  • AY 101 Animal Science

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Portageville Public Schools
  • Meadow Heights Public Schools
  • Agribeef Company 
  • Hummert International
  • Fredericktown Public Schools
  • Poplar Bluff Public Schools
  • Tyson Foods, Inc.
  • Murphy-Brown LLC.
  • Cuba Public Schools
  • Consolidated Grain and Barge
  • National FFA Organization
  • Tyson Foods


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