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CSU, Chico Master of Science in Agricultural Education: in partnership with AG*IDEA, a national consortium of accredited universities offering courses in the agricultural disciplines.

 

Photo: FFA students in a classroom learing about agricultureWelcome to the CSU, Chico Master of Science in Agricultural Education program. If you are searching for a fully accredited, graduate degree in agricultural education, you’ve found the right program. The online MS in Agricultural Education is specially designed to address the higher education learning demands of high school agricultural education teachers, science educators, and associated professionals who administer agricultural education programs.

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CSU, Chico College of Agriculture offers the program in partnership with AG*IDEA, a national consortium of accredited universities offering courses in the agricultural disciplines. The program is designed to be completed in two years, with courses originating from Chico and the consortium universities. This flexible format provides you convenient, online access to the top graduate educators and researchers in the nation.

Agricultural Education: instructing students in the lab

About the Program

The Master of Science in Agricultural Education is a 30 unit graduate program allowing up to 9 transfer units. The culminating activity can be in the form of a thesis, project, or exam. Fees for fall 2018 will be $580 per unit.

Agricultural Education: instructing students in the field

Current Program Schedule:

  • Spring class registration opens November 1
  • Summer class registration opens April 2
  • Fall class registration opens July 1

 

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ADJUNCT ENROLLMENT-If done with course work or not taking courses in (Fall & Spring) then enrollment is required. Deadline, end of fourth week of each semester (Fall & Spring only).GRST 8990
AGED 600 Research Methodology in Ag Ed (Consortium Course-University of Arkansas)
Date: 8/20-12/6 (Catherine Shoulders)
Textbook(s) ISBN-978-0-07-786189-6, Title: Methods in Behavioral Research, Author: Paul Cozby Scott Bates, 12th Edition, Publisher: McGraw Hill
Registration Deadline: 8/1
Fall 20183 units
AGED 601 Program Planning in Ag Ed (Chico Course)
Date: 8/27-12/21
Textbook(s) No, material posted in Blackboard
Registration Deadline: 8/27
 Fall 2018 3 units
CLOSED - AGED 602 Instructional Methods in Ag Ed (Consortium Course-Oklahoma State University)
Date: 8/20-12/7 (faculty-Shane Robinson)
Textbook(s) ISBN-13: 978-1119096320, Title: Teaching at its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors, Author: Nilson, L.B, 2010 Edition, Publisher: San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
Registration Deadline: 8/1
 Fall 2018 3 units
AGED 603 Ad Leadership, Suprvsn, and Admin
(Consortium Course-University of Arkansas)
Date:8/20-12/6 (faculty-Jill Rucker)
Textbook(s): 978-0-7879-8819-7, Title: Business Leadership: A Jossey-Bass Reader, Author: J.V. Gallos, 2nd Edition, Publisher: Wiley
Textbook(s): ISBN-13: 978-812650675, Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, Author: P. Lencioni, Jossey-Bass
Registration Deadline: 8/1
Fall 20183 units
CLOSED - AGED 605 Adult Learner in Ag Ed (Consortium Course-Oklahoma State University)
Date:8/20-12/7 (faculty-Jon Ramsey)
Textbook(s) 978-1-4129-6050-2, Title: Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education, Author: Kasworm, C.E., Rose, A.D., & Ross-Gordon, J.M (Eds), 2010 Edition, Publisher: Los Angeles: Sage
Textbook(s) ISBN-13: 978-0-470-7, 2013 Planning Programs for Adult Learners: A Practical Guide for Educators, Trainers, and Staff Developers, Author: Caffarella, R.S., 3rd Edition, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc.
Registration Deadline: 8/1
Fall 20183 units
CLOSED - AGED 607 Ag Ed Found, History, Phil (Consortium Course-North Carolina State University)
Date:8/22-12/7 (faculty-Barbara Kirby)
Textbook(s) Required: No Textbook Indicated
Registration Deadline: 8/1
Fall 20183 units
AGED 689 Graduate Internship in Ag (select unit value to request enrollment)Fall 20183 units
6 units
AGED 696 Comprehensive ExamFall 20183 units
AGED 697 Independent Study (select unit value to request enrollment)Fall 20181 unit
2 units
3 units
AGED 699P Master's Project (select unit value to enroll)Fall 20183 units
6 units
AGED 699T Master's Thesis (select unit value to enroll)Fall 20183 units
6 units

 

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