Contact the Office of Agricultural Education and Food Science 937-376-6037
Agriscience Education: Part of the College of Education
The Agricultural Education program will prepare students for a career in agriculture. Students will be exposed to diverse experiences, learn to work with a diverse audience of learners and be challenged to pursue an exciting career in the agricultural industry, extension, or teaching in the field of agriscience.
Program of Study
B.S in Agricultural Education:
Earn an Ohio Teaching License in Agriscience Grades 7-12 Agriscience teachers are in high demand nationwide. There are 20-30 agriscience teaching positions in Ohio each year. The Ohio Department of Education requires a teaching license to teach in a public school. Admissions to the agriscience licensure program requires students to meet the following admission criteria. 2.75 collegiate GPA, and a 21 on the ACT.
Earn a Minor in Sustainable Agriculture Upon completion of the Agricultural Education Program students will hold a B.S degree in Agricultural Education and a minor in Sustainable Agriculture.
Academic Program Offers:
4 year degree in Agriculture
Hands-on Lab Based Content Courses including courses in Horticulture, Animal Science, Grain Crops, Agribusiness, Mechanics, and Soil Science.
Gain Experience in the by completing field and clinical observation hours and a 12 week Capstone experience.
Opportunities to travel: Industry Conferences and Conventions, Leadership Institutes, and International Study Abroad.
Cost of Education:
Lowest Tuition at any 4 year in Ohio – Tuition > $7000.00/ year ( $3500.00 per semester ).
Scholarships Available including: University Admissions, 1890 Scholars, Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund.
Post Admissions Scholarships from Partners – Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio Agribusiness Association.
Work Study Possible and Paid Undergraduate Research opportunities.
Close to Home:
Located in Greene County near just outside of Xenia Ohio, Down the Road from Yellow Springs, 20 miles from Dayton, and only 13 miles from Springfield, Ohio.
Transfer Options – Articulation Agreements, Ohio Transfer Module 26 2 year Colleges offering Agriculture related degrees transfer to CSU to complete the degree.