Master of Arts in Agricultural and Extension Education

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This program is primarily intended for New Mexico educators in public secondary schools; community colleges; and non-formal educational positions with the Cooperative Extension Service, New Mexico Department of Agriculture, other government agencies and industry who wish to further develop their educational, leadership communication and technical skills while working full-time. Secondary public school teachers can utilize this degree program to achieve Level III teacher licensure. The degree program can be utilized for professional development and advancement.

College: Agricultural and Extension Education
Delivery Format:  Hybrid with online asynchronous, online synchronous Adobe Connect sessions, and face-to-face Friday/Saturday classes 
Program Credits:  30 - 32 credits
Program Length: 2 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

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Occupations Salary Range
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $67,960 - $149,370
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $41,380 - $101,980
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $40,970 - $99,890
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $66,960 - $159,130
Education Teachers, Postsecondary $37,030 - $122,140

NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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HLC phone: 800-621-7440

Contact Information
Name:Dr. Frank Hodnett
Title:Graduate Coordinator AXED
Phone: 575 646-4511
Email:fhodnett@nmsu.edu