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School of Agriculture

Location: Ag/IT Building, 903-886-5358
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Dr. Jose A. Lopez, PhD., Interim Director

The School of Agriculture offers a thesis and non-thesis option for the Master of Science in Agricultural Sciences.

Each graduate degree program in Agricultural Sciences is uniquely tailored to meet individual student interests, with research programs in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Animal Science, Agronomy, Equine Science, and Horticulture.  The School of Agriculture includes state of the art laboratories and robust facilities appropriate for a wide range of experimental activities.

The School of Agriculture also supports a Transition to Teaching program for degreed professionals who wish to become certified to teach Agricultural Science and Technology or Family and Consumer Sciences in secondary schools.  This program consists of graduate-level courses in agricultural and family education that focus on professional development competencies required for a successful career in teaching, as well as preparation for the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES).  Courses may be applied to a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Sciences, provided the student is admitted to a degree program.  Individuals interested in Transition to Teaching should contact the department for specific information regarding admission.