Extension Education


The extension education specialization prepares students for careers in the Cooperative Extension Service, outreach education, and/or international agencies. Graduates of this specialization acquire tremendous depth in the teaching and learning processes, gaining experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of non-formal educational programs.

Master of Science Program

The master of science program is intended primarily for students interested in positions as Extension agents or non-formal educators with public or private organizations. The program allows students the opportunity to develop an individual program of study that focuses on such topics as:

  • program development
  • affecting change
  • educational technologies and extension
  • organizational accountability
  • experiential education
  • program evaluation
  • administration and leadership

Doctoral Program

Graduates of the doctoral program become prepared for a variety of positions including Extension specialists, county and district directors, outreach education coordinators for private and public agencies, 4-H Extension agents and specialists, educator/specialist with international agencies, and academic faculty.

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