Where your major makes an impact: Equipping the next generation of educators, leaders, and communicators through agriculture.
Our faculty are highly rated for their teaching, research, and outreach programs in teacher education, Extension education, leadership development, internationalization of curriculum and agriculture, distance education, and organizational and community change.
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Our department offers bachelor's and master's degrees leading to exciting careers in the field of communications, education, or leadership.
Online MS DegreeExpand content up
Our online master's degree program gives you the flexibility to learn at your own pace in your own space.
Faculty and StaffExpand content up
Our faculty and staff are dedicated to developing leaders in our field and advancing research. Learn more about who they are.
Learn about the course offerings in Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications.
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The Smith Center for International Sustainable Agriculture advances the international engagement of the UT Institute of Agriculture.
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Explore projects and find resources in our research lab.
The ALEC Department is now accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Issues and Crisis Management and Communications