This degree completion program* is designed to allow individuals with two-year degrees from select North Carolina community college agricultural programs or the Agricultural Institute at N.C .State University to transfer their associate degree in an agricultural-related discipline into the Bachelor of Science In Agricultural Education program at N.C. A&T State University. Find out more about the 2+2 Online Program In Agricultural Education.
The program will prepare you for a rewarding career teaching and communicating about agriscience to high school students, agribusiness professionals and the agricultural community. Learn leadership and communication skills throughout. Professionals who understand global agricultural and natural resource systems are in demand in an array of businesses and organizations: food and fiber industries, schools and universities, and government agencies.
Specializations (or Careers)
- Cooperative Extension Professional
- High School Agriculture Teacher
- Agricultural Education Professor
- Ag Literacy Coordinator
- Young Farm Instructor
Students applying as a 2+2 Program student should have an associate degree in an agricultural-related discipline from a partner institution in order to transfer into the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education program at N.C. A&T State University.
Individuals who possess associate degrees in agricultural-related majors from accredited institutions not listed as a transfer partner within the 2+2 Program may apply and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
The program* is comprised of two study tracks based on a student’s interest. The Agricultural Education (Secondary Education) track is designed for individuals who have an interest in becoming secondary agricultural educators in the public school system. Individuals who pursue this track are eligible for licensure from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in addition to careers in agribusiness and government. The Agricultural Education (Professional Service) track is designed for individuals who have more of an interest in government, agribusiness, international agriculture and cooperative extension careers.
Curriculum Guide: B.S. in Agricultural Education (Secondary Education)
Curriculum Guide: B.S. in Agricultural Education (Professional Service)
*Degree completion program. Please contact the department for more information.
Professional Licensure Disclosure
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 on 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.
For program-related questions:
Chastity English, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator & Professor
For assistance with the admissions process:
Office of Admissions
For online learning support and inquiries:
336-334-7810 or 888-498-6752 (Toll-Free)