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Agricultural and Extension Education (AEE) Quick Facts

 

The department was established in 1917, in the College of Agriculture. Since that time, there have been approximately 3000 graduates of the program.


Agricultural and Extension Education was recognized by the American Association of Agricultural Education as one of the top ten programs of its kind in the United States.


The department offers three Bachelor of Science degrees at the undergraduate level – Agricultural Education, Agricultural Science, and Extension Education.


The department offers two minors – Extension Education, and Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences.


The department offers the Masters of Science degree and Masters of Education degree in Agricultural Education and Extension Education, and the Doctor of Education in Agricultural Education.


There are 168 students enrolled in the three undergraduate degree programs.


There are 63 masters and doctoral students in the graduate studies program.


The department has ten faculty members, all of whom have extensive field experience in agricultural and extension education, youth development, and FFA.


Undergraduate students typically graduate in 4.3 years, compared to the 6.3 year average graduation rate at NC State,


Last year, students earned more than $100,000 in scholarships, grants, and assistantships.


Last year, AEE graduated more doctoral and masters students than any other department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.