Specializations (or Careers)
- Secondary Education
- Extension Education
- Adult Education
- Public Relations
- Program Development and Evaluation
To be admitted to the Master of Science in Agricultural Education degree program, students must first apply and be admitted to The Graduate College at North Carolina A&T State University.
The Master of Science in Agricultural Education at N.C. A&T offers two concentrations for you to choose from, depending on your career goals:
- Professional Licensure – Prepares individuals to teach agriscience education in middle and high schools. Graduates of this track are eligible to apply for advanced (graduate level) licensure in North Carolina. This track offers graduates versatility in career options because it prepares them for the many other professions that rely on agricultural educators.
- Professional Service – Prepares individuals for careers in agribusiness, Cooperative Extension, government, or legal professions.
Curriculum Guide: Master of Science in Agricultural Education (Professional Licensure)
Professional Licensure Disclosure
North Carolina A&T State University participates in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA). Participation in NC-SARA allows the University to provide distance learning programs and coursework to residents of states and territories outside North Carolina. However, NC-SARA does not grant automatic reciprocity with other states or exempt N.C. A&T from the professional licensing requirements required by other states or territories.
If you reside outside of North Carolina and are interested in completing an online or distance-education program with North Carolina A&T State University that leads to a professional license or certification in your home state, it is imperative that you understand the regulations and requirements for your home state PRIOR to enrolling in any academic program.
N.C. A&T’s Teacher Education programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in North Carolina and are approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI). The University is in the process of determining the licensure requirements for its professional licensure programs but a determination has not been made whether N.C. A&T’s Teacher Education programs meet state educational requirements for licensure or certification for the following states and territories:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
The University's mailing address is:
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
Learn more about professional licensure at https://www.nc-sara.org/resources/professional-licensure.
For program-related questions:
Chastity Warren-English, Ph.D.
Agriscience Education Program Coordinator & Associate Professor
Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education
College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
336-285-4819 or 336-334-7711
For assistance with the admissions process:
The Graduate College
For assistance with the registration process:
Student Services Coordinator
336-285-3798 or 888-498-6752 (Toll-Free)
Business Services Coordinator
336-285-3811 or 888-498-6752 (Toll-free)