Agricultural Education

Professor in Crop Field

About the Major

The Agricultural Education major prepares you for a career educating students and the public about the environment and agriculture. The curriculum teaches students how to motivate, supervise, coach, educate, and train others in a variety of classroom and/or business settings.

Study Agricultural Education

Career Outcomes

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Where do students work after graduation?

Where do students work after graduation?

Job titles and employers for graduates reported within 6 months of graduation
Job Title Employer
Agricultural Education Instructor Staples-Motley Senior High School
Agricultural Education Teacher Pipestone Area School District
Agricultural Education Teacher Willow River Area School
Agricultural Education Teacher AFSA High School
Agricultural Education Teacher Pillager High School
Agriculture Teacher Minnewaska Area Schools
Agriculture Teacher Goodhue School District
Agriculture Teacher Sauk Centre Secondary School
Local Extension Educator University of Minnesota
Teacher Lake Crystal Memorial

Where do students continue education after graduation?

No graduates reported continuing education in the last 3 years

Where are alumni 5 years after graduation?

Where are alumni 5 years after graduation?

Sampling of job titles and employers 5 years after graduation
Job Title Employer
Agriculture Instructor & FFA Advisor Cedar Mountain Public School
Agriculture Teacher Redwood Valley High School
Communications Manager Hormel Foods
Director of Marketing and Public Policy Engagement Minnesota Pork Board
Editor The Albany Enterprise
Executive Assistant Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Extension Educator University of Minnesota
Focus Product Specialist CHS Inc.
High School Agriculture Teacher Wabasso Public School
Independent Crop Consultant United AgTech, LLC
Insurance Officer Compeer Financial
Owner Schwartz Farms
Parlor Management and Calf Care Minkota Holsteins
Precision Ag Consultant C & B Operations, LLC
Soil Health Lead Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota

Where are alumni 10 years after graduation?

Where are alumni 10 years after graduation?

Sampling of job titles and employers 10 years after graduation
Job Title Employer
Account Director broadhead
Adult Education Teacher Minnesota Department of Corrections
Vice President, Agribusiness Capital Farm Credit Services of America

Full outcomes report including salary, locations, satisfaction, and more

Common Entry-Level Job Titles

  • Agricultural Education Instructor
  • Agriculture Education Teacher
  • Agriscience Teacher
  • Extension Educator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Youth Outreach Coordinator

Top Employers

  • AFSA High School
  • Goodhue School District
  • Lake Crystal Memorial
  • Minnewaska Area Schools
  • Pillager High School
  • Pipestone Area School District
  • Sauk Centre Secondary School
  • Staples-Motley Senior High School
  • University of Minnesota
  • Willow River Area School

Types of Employers

  • Agricultural business organizations
  • Extension services offices
  • Government agencies
  • Middle schools and high schools
  • Youth development organizations

Additional Resources

In addition to these resources we recommend the following strategies to locate more information about careers related to your major:

  • O*NET and Careerwise. These tools provide comprehensive information about a wide range of careers including typical duties, salaries, employment outlook, skills and interests.
  • Locate professional associations related to your major or career interests by conducting a Google Search on “(Name of major/career area/industry) professional associations.” Try these keywords: agriculture, education, teacher, natural resources, food systems, biology
  • Get involved in one of the many industry-related student groups on campus. These groups provide links to experiences, guest speakers, and discussion with like-minded students.
  • Study Abroad Information for Agricultural Education