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Master of Science in Agriculture & Consumer Resources

Program Details

Tarleton State University offers a Master of Science (MS) degree in Agriculture and Consumer Resources ideal for those who wish to expand their knowledge of research methodologies in such fields as Extension Education, International Education, Technical Agriculture, Agricultural Education, and Family and Consumer Science.  For admission into the College of Graduate Studies the applicant must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent, a minimum GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 hours of credit completed and an acceptable score on the GRE.

The MS in Agriculture and Consumer Resources requires that 36 semester hours of credit be completed.  These requirements are fulfilled through 18 hours in Agriculture and Consumer Resources (ACR) courses, 12 hours of Elective Coursework, and either a Non-Thesis or Thesis Option.  The Non-Thesis option includes comprehensive examinations (both written and oral) and a major presentation project.  Upon completion of the Thesis an oral examination by the student's graduate committee is undertaken.


  • Possess a bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Official transcripts
  • Other application materials may be required

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges