Specializations (or Careers)
- Cooperative Extension Professional
- High School Agriculture Teacher
- Agricultural Education Professor
- Ag Literacy Coordinator
- Young Farm Instructor
Admission to the program is based on students meeting the following standards.
The degree program* is comprised of two study tracks based upon 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. 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. Individuals who pursue the Agricultural Education (Secondary Education) track are eligible for licensure from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in addition to careers in agribusiness and government.
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.
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 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 English, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator & Associate Professor
For assistance with the admissions process:
Office of Admissions
For assistance with the registration process:
Trevor Taylor, Student Services Coordinator
336-285-3798 or 888-498-6752 (Toll-Free)
Toni McRae, Business Services Coordinator
336-285-3811 or 888-498-6752 (Toll-Free)