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Est. Total Tuition/Fees $10,556
Credits Required 30
Delivery Classroom
Campus Locations 27
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Online courses have a set cost per credit. Online credits are not counted as part of your total credits shown in the university tuition table. Total tuition is based on current rates and tuition rates are subject to change without notice.

Cost Per Credit $0
Total for 30 credits $10,556
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Estimated total tuition is based on current rates and student fees for a Utah resident. Tuition rates subject to change. Some courses may have additional fees.

credits/semester $2,111
Total for 5 semesters $10,556
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In addition to the degree specific course requirements, there may be additional requirements for this degree. Visit the department website or speak with an advisor to determine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

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Courses for this degree take place in classrooms throughout our network of campuses. These courses may be available through Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC) which are broadcast to classrooms or courses may take place in the classroom where broadcasts originate. For more information about this and other delivery types, visit our course delivery page.

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Potential Careers

  • Teacher (Advanced Pay Scale)
  • Post-Secondary Educator
  • Extension Faculty Member
  • Agribusiness Management


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Agribusiness, BS

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Study the financing, marketing, and management of food production in the only agribusiness program in the state.

Career & Technical Education, MEd

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This masters degree focuses on agricultural and career training in a secondary education setting.

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Master of Science in
Agricultural Systems Technology

The Master of Science program in Agricultural Systems Technology emphasizes a wide range of teaching and learning skills. Focus is placed on skill development, program planning, and evaluation techniques. It also requires proficiency in research methodology and statistical applications. The program provides and ensures further opportunity for students to think conceptually, to apply theory and research to practice, and to develop in-depth knowledge in a specialized area of advanced practice. Specialization options include: Agricultural Extension Education, Family & Consumer Sciences Education & Extension, Secondary and Post-Secondary Agricultural Education.

Additional Degree Information

Department Website

For Help Getting Started

Please call (800) 233-2137 or send an email to

Program Contacts

Debra Spielmaker
Phone: (435) 213-5562

In addition to the courses listed below, additional courses may be required. Contact your advisor to determine what courses are needed in order to complete this program.

Required Courses

  • STAT 5200: Experimental Design*


  • ASTE 6100: Research Methods*
  • FCSE 6140: Evaluation and Ethics of Research in Education and Extension
  • ASTE 6160: Foundations of Adult Education
  • FCSE 6180:  Administration and Program Planning


*Statistics prerequisite required.

Course Options

Extension Option
Students in the extension option must take a minimum of 3 of the following courses:

  • ASTE 6200: Principles and Practices of Extension Education
  • ASTE 6220:  Volunteer Programs and Partnerships
  • ASTE 6260: Environmental Impacts of Ag Systems
  • FCSE 6950: Graduate Internship
  • ASTE 7000: Diffusion of Innovations

Education Option
Students in the education option must take a minimum of 3 of the following courses:

  • FCSE 6300: Advanced Teaching Strategies
  • FCSE 6320: Classroom Management, Student Motivation, and Guidance
  • FCSE 6340: Curriculum Development, Testing, and Evaluation
  • FCSE 6360: History, Philosophy, and Policy Development in Career and Technical Education
  • FCSE 6380: Mentoring and Supervision