Undergraduate Program Options
The Department of Agricultural Education offers a Bachelor of Science degree in
Agricultural Technology Management and Education with options in the following areas:
Agricultural Education (AED - Teacher Certification)
The programs of study in agricultural education prepare students for entering careers in teaching agricultural education in 9th-12th grade classrooms. These positions require preparation in basic sciences, technical agriculture, knowledge of the principles and techniques of the teaching-learning process, communication skills and the ability to work with people.
Scholarship (Teacher Certification): First Time Applicant - Spring, due April 1 and Fall, due November 1
Scholarship (Teacher Certification): Returning Applicant - Spring, due April 1 and Fall, due November 1
Additional information regarding financial aid is available. Please watch the financial aid presentation from the UA Office of Financial Aid.
The Leadership and Communication option prepares students to become effective leaders, ambassadors, and/or advocates for the agriculture industry at local, state, national, and international levels.
Agricultural Systems Management - Yuma Based (ASM)
The Agricultural Systems Management option is a unique academic program designed to meet the educational needs of a specialized agricultural economy in Yuma County.
This option offers training in agricultural technology, environmental protection, communication, business, and economics. The six focus areas include: Controlled Environment Agriculture, Field Crop Production and Management, Information Systems, Ornamental Landscaping/Horticulture Management, Turf Grass Management, and Animal Agriculture.
This certificate program consists of 12 units. The courses can be completed during an undergraduate degree program or after an undergraduate degree program has been completed. Most of the courses required can be applied as degree credits. Please click on the certificate link above for more information.
Career and Technical Education Course Series, available at both the undergraduate and graduate level, is offered online for the professional educator, or for the future professional educator in a Career and Technical Education setting. Courses offered partially satisfy requirements to change a Temporary Teaching Certificate to a Standard Certificate in CTE. A working professional educator may apply these courses for professional development as they apply to all CTE disciplines.
To apply online, please go to admissions.(arizona.edu/apply) Admissions requires a complete application. A complete application consists of:
Official high school transcripts (and/or college transcripts, if applicable)
Application processing fee
Test scores (ACT or SAT) are required for freshman merit based scholarships or Honors College consideration.
Admissions will complete a review before test scores are submitted, so please don't wait to apply!
Advising information is available at http://advising.arizona.edu/major/agtebs.