North Carolina State University

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Extension Education


P.O. Box 7622

Campus Box 7102

Raleigh, NC 27695

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Extension Education; Master of Extension Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Agricultural and Extension Education Department provides advanced study for professionals in agricultural education, extension education or related careers. Programs of study are designed to meet the individual needs of the student. Courses may be selected that lead to advanced teacher licensure in agriculture or an emphasis in extension education leading to advancement in careers in the Cooperative Extension Service. Additional specialization in the student's teaching or extension field is provided through a minor or advised elective courses. The following graduate programs are available in the Department: Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Education (requires 15 hours) Master of Science in Agricultural Education (requires 36 hours including a thesis) Master of Science in Extension Education (requires 36 hours including a thesis) Master of Agricultural Education (requires 36 hours) Master of Extension Education (requires 36 hours) Master of Agricultural Education (a 100% internet-based degree program offered in cooperation with North Carolina A&T State University, requires 36 hours) Sixth-Year Certificate in Agricultural Education Doctor of Education in Agricultural and Extension Education


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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