General Information

Program/Degree
Agricultural Education (MS) - Research Emphasis 
Program Description

The Master of Science - Research emphasis degree program provides students with coursework in advanced teaching and learning methods, program planning and evaluation, and research methods and design.  This degree program is designed for students who wish to pursue a graduate degree as a full-time student and pursue research opportunities.  Students with interests in school-based agricultural education, extension education, and applied leadership and communication are encouraged to apply.

 
Department/Academic Unit(s)

Agricultural Education -

The Department of Agricultural Education contributes to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' 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 Agricultural Education 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.

 
College
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Contacts
Admissions Contact
Ericka Ruby Encinas
520-621-1523
Graduate Program Coordinator
Ericka Ruby Encinas
520-621-1523
Director of Graduate Studies
Matthew M Mars
520-626-8201
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Christina M Inocencio
520-621-3484
 
Tuition and Fees
Please refer to the UA Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees Calculator for up-to-date information about tuition and fees. 
Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements
  1. Statement of Purpose
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Letters of recommendation
  4. Unofficial transcripts
Requirements include:
3.0 GPA
Bacehlor's degree
 
Standardized Tests
Minimum TOEFL: 550 (paper-based); 79 (internet based)
Minimum IELTS: 7
 
Financial Aid

Contact the department.

 
Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: June 1
  • Spring: October 1
  • Summer: May 1

International Applicants:

  • Fall: February 1
  • Spring: August 1
  • Summer: February 1
 
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: 3908

Degree Specifics

Degree Requirements
Minimum credits: 30
Core coursework:
A ED 617: Research, methods & project design
A ED 621: Program planning and evaluation
A ED 697C: Workshop in teaching at the college level
A statistics course is required; selection made with consultation of graduate advisor and committee
 
A research thesis is a requirement for this degree program.
 
 
Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
Student Handbook
http://aed.cals.arizona.edu/academics/grads  
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Last revised 01 Jul 2014