School of Agriculture

Agricultural Education

What is Agricultural Education?

A student teaches at Farm Day event

Agricultural Education is for students who want to pursue a career teaching high school agriculture and related fields. By earning a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education and meeting state certification requirements, you will be prepared and qualified to teach agriculture.

How can I use an Agricultural Education Degree?

Graduates enter the following careers:

    • teaching agriculture in public schools

    • extension agent

    • related career fields requiring the ability to communicate and work effectively with people

Agricultural Education at Tennessee Tech

The Agricultural Education program includes opportunities for students to receive practical experience in a local high school as part of the early field experience program and residency. Students take courses in animal science, agronomy, agribusiness management, horticulture and agricultural engineering technology, along with courses in agricultural education.

Dr. Dennis Duncan

Advisor: Dr. Dennis Duncan


Phone: 931-372-3012


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