Agriculture Education | AA
Associate of Arts
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes

The Agriculture Education program offers students the chance to earn an Associate of Arts (AA) degree, serving as a stepping stone for a seamless transfer to numerous four-year institutions. Tailored for individuals with a passion for agricultural education and leadership, this program provides a comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for diverse career paths. Graduates of this program are well-equipped to pursue roles as secondary agriculture educators, agriculture managers, and representatives in various sectors including sales, public relations, extension services, trade organizations, commodity groups, communications, and international agriculture. The emphasis on both theoretical knowledge and practical skills ensures that students not only gain a deep understanding of agriculture but also develop the teaching and communication abilities necessary to inspire the next generation of agriculturists.

The program's versatile approach allows students to explore the multifaceted aspects of agriculture, positioning them as well-rounded professionals in the field. Whether aspiring to lead classrooms, manage agricultural enterprises, or contribute to the industry's public image, graduates of the Agriculture Education program are prepared to make meaningful contributions to the agricultural community at local, national, and international levels.

Meet Your Advisor

Lorena Carmona
Career Navigator
Call  712.317.3301
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Required Classes for Agriculture Education | AA

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Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Brett Oetken
Agriculture Instructor
Call  712.317.3494

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,928.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,312.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,400.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
** The cost of books varies per program.