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Master of Agriculture

Program Details

The Master of Agriculture offered through the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech University will enable students to become better trained in their discipline, satisfy a job requirement for an advanced degree, or become a leader, manager or executive in any one of several agricultural sciences and natural resources areas. Pursuit of this degree will prepare students for a leadership role in their career without sacrificing their personal or professional commitments. 

This is a 36 credit hour minimum, non-thesis degree program. Students will take 18 credit hours from an area of their choice including: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Education with Principal Certification Preparation, Agronomy, Horticulture, and Resource Management. Most coursework is completed online. 

Coursework for the Principal Certification Preparation is delivered via Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC) and must be completed through TTU at Fredericksburg, TTU at Highland Lakes, TTU Center at Junction, or the Lubbock campus. Students are not required to enroll in a certain number of courses each semester, so completion time varies by inpidual.


Students planning to pursue a master's degree must submit Graduate Records Exam (GRE) scores to the Graduate School. Scores must be less than five years old at the time of application.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges