Agricultural Education will prepare you for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in agriculture through:
- Technical instruction in the classroom.
- Experiential education through the laboratory and the Supervised Agricultural Experience Program (SAEP).
- Leadership and personal development through the FFA.
Agricultural Education Pathways
Below are the six Career Pathways in Agricultural Education:
Career Chart and Key - The full list of occupations included in the Career Chart was defined by the Utah Department of Workforce Services and represents a large majority of the workers in Utah. Occupations were then organized into eight sections to suggest the Area of Study most related to preparing for those occupations.
Student Leadership Organization
FFA is the student leadership organization for Agricultural Education. FFA is an integral and necessary component of the overall program. FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of young people by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through Agricultural Education.You Will Learn
- Leadership and employability skills
- Time management
- Effective communication
- Problem solving skills
Through the Agricultural Education program, you will learn how to become a productive employee and gain the academic skills to increase your earning potential while still in high school.
After high school, it is critical that you build on what you have already learned and obtain additional training, a certificate, or a degree at a post-secondary institution.
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards provide applicants with more than a 50 percent chance of receiving approximately $1,700 in tuition awards this year and possibly even more the next. Would you spend four hours compiling a portfolio to receive $1,700? That's the reality of students applying for the over 110 CTE scholarships and tuition awards.