Do you get satisfaction from helping people understand how and why agriculture works the way it does? If connecting the dots appeals to you, a career in agriculture education probably suits you.
While many people in this career field work as high school agriscience educators, additional job opportunities exist in informal educational settings. Outlined below is a sampling of careers the agriculture education sector has to offer. The amount of training required is a general guide. More or less training could be necessary for a specific job.
If you're in high school and interested in an agriculture education career requiring a four-year degree or additional education, it is recommended you take biology courses in addition to the suggested college preparatory courses determined by the college of your choice. It is also beneficial to take career and technical education courses relating to agriculture.
If an agriculture education career requiring less training than a four-year college degree appeals to you, you're encouraged to participate in a career and technical education program relating to agriculture.