Agricultural Education and 4-H Youth Development Graduate Degree Program
Candidates must fulfill the requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and of the Department of Agricultural Education and 4-H Youth Development. See the College of Graduate Studies section for the general requirements applicable to the M.S. degree.
Both thesis and non-thesis options are offered. The M.S. (non-thesis) is a terminal program designed to provide a broader preparation than the M.S. with thesis. Of the minimum of 30 credits required under the non-thesis option, at least 18 must be in courses at the 500s level and the remainder may include 400s level courses in the majors and 300s and 400s level courses in supporting areas. A professional paper is optional at the discretion of the candidate's supervisory committee. A comprehensive examination is required which may be written and/or oral.