College of Agricultural Sciences
102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Master of Extension Education (M.Ex.Ed.)
Extension agents are a vital link between the communities they serve and the resources offered by land-grant universities. This master's degree in extension education prepares you with skills and knowledge to develop impactful programs and deliver educational resources in your role as community educator. You will learn to:
A degree for extension agents and community educators
Designed for working professionals, the online Master of Extension Education program does not require a thesis, and all coursework is offered online. Interact and network with others across the country who are in extension or similar agencies, so you can collaborate and gain insights from peers.
The program pairs you with an advisor to help design a plan of study that emphasizes direct career applicability. Customize the curriculum to suit your specific professional goals and interests while gaining a broad, interdisciplinary education that combines theory and practice.
The Master of Extension Education can advance your career as an extension education professional, or in related agriculture and natural resource careers where public education and communication skills are required. You will find the skills and training you acquire apply to several public sector education jobs in agencies such as:
Because this program has an internship component, students who complete the program will build a professional working relationship with a local extension office or similar organization. After completing the internship, students can ask supervisors and/or colleagues to provide letters of recommendation or job references.
# of Credits Required: 36
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 624 USD
Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999