Prospective Graduate Students
Admission deadlines for guaranteed review of applications: October 1 for spring admission, March 1 for summer admission, and May 1 for fall admission. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed until the following review period. Admission to the Master of Science degree program in Agricultural Education and Communication requires the following:
For graduates from colleges and universities in the United States
- A bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the cognizant regional accrediting agency.
- Grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 hours of coursework. This GPA is based only on courses graded on a multilevel scale, usually A, B, C, D, F.
- For students who do not meet the above stated GPA requirement, an alternative would be a combined verbal/quantitative score of 210 or higher on the Graduate Record Examination for tests taken after August 1, 2011.
- Recommendation letters from three people knowledgeable of the applicant's professional qualifications.
- A statement of purpose for pursuing the Master’s degree
Graduates from colleges and universities outside the United States should contact the Graduate Coordinator – Dr. Shannon Washburn for admission requirements.
Admission deadlines for guaranteed review of applications: October 1 for spring admission, March 1 for summer admission, and May 1 for fall admission. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed until the following review period.
The departmental graduate committee will meet as soon as possible after the applications to make admission decisions to assign an initial academic adviser assignments to each student. Soon thereafter, applicants will be notified of their admission status are encouraged to visit with your academic adviser to select coursework for the first semester of study.
Distance students will then work with Ag*IDEA Campus Coordinator Amanda Gnadt to proceed through the enrollment process.
Full-time residence students will work with their academic adviser to enroll.
Financial assistance is available for graduate students, for additional information click here.