Agricultural Education

 About

FVSU has the only four-year applied Agriculture Education program in the state of Georgia that has National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accreditation. The program also has been designated as a Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) approved program. The national NCATE accreditation makes our graduates more competitive when seeking employment in other states as well as in Georgia. Our facilities include an agriscience and technology teaching lab that has helped our graduates to pass teacher certification exams. Distance learning students take online lectures and complete on-campus applied lab assignments.

Undergraduate Majors

Majors earn a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Degree with Teacher Certification. A post baccalaureate teacher certification program is offered for non-degree seeking students.

Career Opportunities

  • Agricultural Chemical Sales
  • Extension Agent
  • Farm Manager
  • Farmer
  • Government Agency Positions
  • Processing Plant Manager
  • Rancher
  • Teacher

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the university high school students must have a GPA of 2.25 as well as an SAT score of 430 on Critical Thinking/Verbal and 400 on Math or an ACT score of 17 on English and 17 on Math. However, to be officially admitted to teacher education, students must have a GPA of 2.50 or higher on 50 hours of course work and must have passed the Georgia Assessment for Certification of Educators (GACE) Basic Skills Assessment.