Graduate Majors

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The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Agricultural Education, Technology & Innovation (AETI) Graduate Program is designed to equip future agricultural educators, communicators, and leaders with the pertinent knowledge, skills, and opportunities to excel in formal and non-formal educational settings. A Master’s degree in this field will also ready students who plan to pursue higher education as their future career.

Master of Science (M.S.) offered in two ways:

Graduate Certificates

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Graduate Certificates - offered for in-person and online students





Application Information

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Admissions will require a complete application. A complete application consists of:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of recommendation (must come from outside AETI Department)
  • GRE Scores and percentile
  • Official transcripts

If applying for a graduate teaching assistantship, please plan to apply before February 1 to be the most competitive for a position. 

Graduate Studies Handbook

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The Graduate Studies Handbook contains important information for both current and prospective graduate students. We encourage you to read it here

Connect with our Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Rice. 

Dr. Amber Rice, Director of Graduate Studies, can provide information about our graduate programs and assist in choosing a program that meets your career and academic goals. 

Email Dr. Rice at

Apply to our Graduate Program