Are you ready to shape the next generation of students in agriculture?
Our rich, agricultural tradition will give you an advantage in the classroom and in the field, literally. Hands-on from day one! Join the only collegiate FFA chapter in Minnesota. Work directly with animals. Gain skills in horticulture and natural resources. Prepare to take technology into your future classroom. Whether you want to become a teacher, 4-H leader or ag business professional, the options await you at UMN Crookston.
Agricultural Education is a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.
Title:Earn a University of Minnesota Degree
Title:Three Areas of Emphasis
Title:Teach Ag Ed Grades 5-12
Title:Collegiate FFA Chapter
Major in the making of you
Eleora DeMuth, of Grand Rapids, MN, an Agricultural Education and Communication double major shares her story on why UMN Crookston was her #1 choice. Also read "DeMuth Finds Her Identity at UMN Crookston as She Etches a Career Path in Agricultural Education". #IAmCrookston
Meet international student-athlete, Katie Emmett. Emmett took her education from Ireland to the states to study agricultural education, as well as pursue her passion for soccer. When she's not in the classroom, you can find her with friends on the field. #IAmCrookston
I am going to feed the world someday
YOU have the power to make a difference.
- Agricultural Science
- Agricultural Systems Engineering Technology
- Natural and Managed Environmental Education
Graduates will obtain licensure to teach
- Grades 5-12 Agricultural Education
- Agricultural Science emphasis
- Natural and Managed Environmental Science emphasis
- Agricultural Systems Engineering Technology emphasis
- Grades 9-12 Work-Based Learning
High school agricultural or natural resources education, Middle school agricultural or natural resources education, Adult farm business management education, Work-based learning student placement supervision and training, Extension education, Environmental education, Farm loan/finance officers, Sales of a wide variety of agricultural products, Agricultural consulting, International agricultural marketing
AT A GLANCE...
Participate in the only Collegiate FFA Chapter in Minnesota!
Education programs are unique in how they embed licensure and certification so students can go directly to the workforce.
Graduate with licenses in 5th through 12th grade agricultural education and 9th through 12th grade work-based learning.
REAL. HANDS-ON. READY.
Meet your future professors
Heidi Lamb CastleTeaching Specialist
Image:Content:Katie Emmett, an agricultural education major at UMN Crookston, has an active lifestyle whether on the farm or the soccer field. When looking for a university, Emmett wanted to find a place where she could bring her two passions together.
Image:Content:Britton Fuglseth, Fertile, MN, knew since 8th grade UMN Crookston was the place for her. Hear her story. #IAmCrookston