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Agricultural Education (MAE) - Career & Technical Education 
Program Description

The Master of Agricultural Education - Career & Technical Education emphasis degree program is designed to prepare individuals who have completed a bachelor's degree in agriculture with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach agriculture at the secondary level.

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, applied science, education, innovation, leadership, and technology leading to successful careers in education, community leadership, and industry.

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Admissions Contact
Amanda A Zaman
Graduate Program Coordinator
Amanda A Zaman
Director of Graduate Studies
Matthew M Mars
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Christina M Inocencio
Tuition and Fees
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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

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements
Minimum credits: 32
Core coursework:
A ED 505A: Principles of career and technical education
A ED 538: The teaching of secondary school agricultural science
A ED 560: Instructional materials development
A ED 562: Curriculum development
A ED 593A: Internship - Pre-student teaching
A ED 593B: Internship - Student teaching
LRC 516: Structured English foundations OR LCEV 508: Methods of teaching English to English language learners
LRC 517: Structured English immersion methods OR LCEV 516: Sheltered English instruction methods
Students must meet the Arizona History and Constitution requirement for eligibility for institutional recommendation to the Arizona Department of Education for teacher certification.
Student teaching is a required component of this degree program.
A cumulative project is a requirement for this degree program.
Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
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Last revised 01 Jul 2014