Welcome, we are happy you are here! Our department offers an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Sciences, 3 undergraduate minors, and 2 graduate degrees. We are an innovative group dedicated to helping our students succeed. The Agricultural Sciences degree program helps students identify a career in agriculture or natural resources that best fits them, and creates a course of study to help them get there, you can explore more below. Let's grow together!
Agricultural Sciences is an undergraduate degree program available both on-campus and Ecampus that provides flexibility in designing and structuring a course of study to meet students' individual career and personal goals. Students work closely with advisors to align their academic plan with career paths and specialities.
Our department features a master's degree in Agricultural Education and a PhD in Education, with a focus in Agricultural Education. Both degree programs are dedicated to advancing agricultural education.
Leadership Academy: The Leadership Academy is a one-year program open to all undergraduates in the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences and College of Forestry. Selected students evaluate their leadership strengths and areas for growth, earn scholarship money for professional development events (like super awesome conferences), set goals for long- and short-term leadership development, and are paired up with a mentor for the ulimate leadership advancing experience. To learn more, go to the Leadership Academy page!
CASE Institute: CASE Institute is a professional development workshop to provide teachers training for the instruction related to a specific CASE course. CASE Institute sessions provide teachers important background related to the pedagogy used in CASE curricula and practice teaching various lessons to prepare them for classroom instruction.
Summer Ag Institute: Summer Ag Institute (SAI) is a three-credit, action-packed week-long, graduate-level class through Oregon State University that educates K-12 teachers with little or no background in agriculture. The goal of SAI is to help educators use agriculture as a context for teaching core academics - science, math, social students, and English.
Want to further your degree by complementing it with a minor? We offer three minors, all of which are available on-campus and through Ecampus.