Agricultural Technology Management & Education

B.S. in Agricultural Technology Management & Education

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Innovate a healthier, more sustainable future for our planet, using technology, policy or education.

With a B.S. in Agricultural Technology Management & Education, you'll gain the tools and training needed to make a lasting impact in our world. From policy-making to cutting-edge tech, to teaching future generations of environmentalists, our graduates will enter the workforce prepared for a lifetime of meaningful contribution. We offer the experience and hands-on training employers are looking for, while giving students the opportunity to specialize in one of three areas of emphasis:

Students in the Agricultural Technology Management and Education major can choose one of three emphases:

Agricultural Technology Management Emphasis: Gain hands-on training for an in-demand career

Leadership & Communication Emphasis: Develop leadership skills to shape the future of agriculture

Teaching Emphasis: Combine your love of teaching with your passion for the environment

The College of Agriculture, Life & Environmental Sciences offers $1 million in scholarships to our students! Combine these options with university scholarships and support from privately funded scholarships and you're well on your way to achieving your educational goals at a price you can afford.

Students in the Department of Agricultural Education, Technology & Innovation have exclusive access to nearly $27,500 program-specific scholarships, awarded from 5 different scholarships -- in addition to $230,000 in scholarships that are available to all or most CALES students.

A degree in Agricultural Technology Management & Education prepares you for careers in agricultural management, innovation and education. It also can serve as a springboard for graduate school. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual pay for careers related to agricultural managers was $75,760 (2022).

Although your career possibilities are limitless, here are some example career paths our students follow:

AGTE with Agricultural Technology Management Emphasis: 
  • Crop Advising
  • Greenhouse Management
  • Turf Grass Management
  • Horticulture Industry Professional
AGTE with Leadership & Communication Emphasis: 
  • Agricultural Policymaker
  • Agricultural Literacy and Advocacy Specialist
  • Media and Communications Manager
  • Extension Agent
AGTE with Teaching Emphasis: 
  • High School Agriculture Teacher
  • College Professor
  • Agriculture Extension Educator
  • Government Advisor

AGTE with Agricultural Technology Management Emphasis: 
Applications in Agricultural Mechanics
Plant and Animal Genetics
Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition


AGTE with Leadership & Communication Emphasis:
Leadership Principles and Practices
Team and Organizational Leadership
Entrepreneurial Leadership in Agriculture and the Life Sciences
AGTE with Teaching Emphasis: 
Plant and Animal Science
Curriculum Development
Student Teaching Internship