Department: Agricultural & Extension Education
The Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education prepares one to teach agriculture in a school setting. In North Carolina, high school and middle school agricultural education teachers teach horticulture, animal science, agricultural mechanics, environmental and natural resourses, biotechnology and other relevant courses and topics important to the agricultural industry. Our graduates have also found many opportunities working in the agricultural industry using their skills in working with people in an agricultural setting.
A Quote from the Agriculture Education Department:
The job outlook for Agricultural Education teachers continues to be great. With over 400 high school agricultural education teachers in our state and many nearing retirement age, we feel this trend will continue. In 2011, all our graduates seeking a job teaching agricultural education in a middle or high school found a job loving what they do. - Dr. Elizabeth Wilson
Below are sample entry level jobs that represent the types of opportunities that students with this major qualify for upon completion of their degree. Included are also additional qualifications that the employer is looking for when selecting candidates. Students should build in ways of developing important skills and gaining career related experience into their college experience.
Averages are based on skills & experiences gained at the Bachelor's degree level.
National Association of Colleges & Employers National Salary Survey
Average salary gathered from recent graduates in this field at the national level
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