(Interdepartmental Program administered by the Department of Agricultural Education and Studies)
Supervisory Committee: Eric Hoiberg, Kenneth Holscher, Steve Jungst, Paul Lasley, Sergio Lence, Dan Loy, Kenneth Moore, Gary Munkvold, James Pease
The graduate major in professional agriculture is an off-campus program leading to the degree master of agriculture. The program is considered to be a professional master’s degree and not preparation for further graduate study. Graduates have a broad base of knowledge in one or more agriculture disciplines. They have the ability to communicate effectively and make decisions based on knowledge. To earn the 32 credits necessary for graduation, students must complete 28 semester credits of formal coursework, and 4 credits of creative component. Courses are delivered via video-tapes, interactive video, world-wide web, on and off campus classes and workshops. Specific courses offered in the program and the location of the off-campus classes may be obtained from the departmental course listings, off-campus course catalog, or by contacting the Professional Agriculture Coordinator, 201 Curtiss Hall.