The Department of Agricultural Education contributes to the College’s unique functional role as a leader in the University’s land-grant mission by providing an array of programs in formal undergraduate and graduate instruction, research, and service to enable the people of Arizona, the nation, and beyond to improve the quality of their lives. 

The primary mission of the Department is serving a diverse population through teaching, application, integration, and discovery in agriculture, education, and applied science and technology leading to successful careers in Agricultural Education and related businesses and industries.

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Graduate and undergraduate students participate in national agricultural honorary societies. ATA - undergraduate, OTT - graduate. Students are inducted into the honorary community each spring.

  • The agriculture technology and education (AGTE) curriculum in the Department is packaged to provide undergraduate students with the unique and requisite knowledge and skills to pursue careers in... more

  • Ag Literacy

    Agriculture and natural resource literacy will be center stage when food safety and scarcity become a greater focus of attention. With each passing season the reality of exponential population... more

  • Teaching

    In Agricultural Education at the University of Arizona, the focus is on training teachers who will be leaders, working with students in the area of agriculture. Creation of an agriculturally... more