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MS - Agriculture and Consumer Resources

Master of Science in Agricultural & Consumer Resources

Program Summary

The program provides students with an understanding of research methodologies, and options to choose courses in Extension Education, International Education, Technical Agriculture areas, Agricultural Education, Family and Consumer Science and other areas. Programs can be developed to fit the specific needs of the student.

Catalog Information

Designed For

Agriculture professionals who wish to advance in their careers or pursue an doctorate in the area of agriculture.

36 Hour Program

The MS in Agriculture  Online requires 36 semester credit hours for completion.   A maximum of 12 hours of graduate transfer work may be used. 

Non-thesis and thesis options available:


  • Comprehensive Examinations, both written and oral, are required
  • A major project and presentation are required

Thesis Option

  • 6 hours credit of ACR 588 (thesis) are required
  • Upon completion of the thesis, a final oral examination with the student's graduate committee is required

Estimated Time of Completion

The MS in Agriculture may be completed in as little 6 semesters.

Required Campus Visits

Students will be required to make two campus visits during the program. The first visit will take place after the completion of the seminar class (usually taken during the first semester). The final visit to campus will take place when the student comes to campus to complete the comprehensive exam at the end of the program.


For an estimate of tuition and fee costs to complete this program, please visit the Tuition and Fee Calculator.

*Please Note: A student has to qualify for distance learner status in order to be charged as a Distance Learner. To apply for Distance Learner status, fill out the Campus Update Request Form. For more information, please email

Contact Information

Dr. David Drueckhammer

Dr. Ashley Lovell

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