Majors & Degrees
Agriculture has evolved from its use of hand hoes and sickles to today’s tools, which include drones, crop sensors and drought-resistant plants.
As a student in the Agricultural Technology Management and Education program at the University of Arizona, you’ll benefit from our more than 130 years of agriculture and life sciences education to give you a strong foundation of professional skills, technical expertise and field experiences, and prepare you to lead the next wave of agriculture technology and natural resource innovations.
Our undergraduate degree program:
You’ll learn alongside expert faculty and industry leaders as you explore a specialization based on your interests and career goals. The agricultural technology and education degree program allows students to select one of three emphases:
Agricultural Education: Prepare for a career teaching agricultural education in 9th-12th grade classrooms and to educate the public in informal settings, including Cooperative Extension programs.
Agricultural Technology Management: Specialize in one of six focus areas – controlled environmental agriculture, field crop production and management, information systems, ornamental landscaping/horticulture management, turf grass management or animal agriculture.
Leadership and Communications: Become an entrepreneurial leader, community change agent, ambassador or advocate for the agriculture industry at the local, state, national and international levels.
Our Near-You Network program (Yuma only):
Agricultural Systems Management: Take advantage of training specific to the agricultural economy in Yuma County.
Our undergraduate certificate program:
Agricultural Leadership and Innovation: Earn a certificate as part of your undergraduate degree program, or add it on after you complete your bachelor degree.
Online professional course series:
Career and Technical Education Course Series: Online training for current and future professional educators in a Career and Technical Education setting. Courses may be used toward a standard certificate in CTE or to meet professional development requirements.