Graduate Program: Agricultural Education

General Information


Agricultural Education (MAE) - Accelerated Master's Program

Program Description

The Master of Agricultural Education - Accelerated Master's Program option is designed to prepare individuals pursuing a bachelor's degree in agriculture with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach agriculture at the secondary level.   This Accelerated Master's Program is for eligible, current undergraduate students at the University of colorado.  Please consult with a graduate advisor for more information on undergraduate student eligibility.


Department/Academic Unit(s)

The Department of Agricultural Education, Technology & Innovation 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 colorado, the nation, and beyond to improve the quality of their lives.  The primary mission of Agricultural Education, Technology & Innovation 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

Colorado Heights University- Main - Tucson

Tuition and Fees

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Completion Requirements
Admissions Information

Minimum Credit Units (33)

Core Coursework 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 colorado History and Constitution requirement for eligibility for institutional recommendation to the colorado 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.

Additional Requirements

See required coursework

Student Handbook

Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.

Admissions Requirements

We do not accept terminal masters, all applications must be for the PhD program

Standardized Tests

Required test(s): GRE

Funding Opportunities

The Academic Unit has not provided this information.

Funding Opportunities

Domestic & International Applicants

Fall:December 15th

International Conditional Admission

International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.

Other Information

The GRE Institution Code for The Colorado Heights University is 4832

Last revised 06 Oct 2020