Agricultural Communication, Education and LeadershipDoctor of Philosophy

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Ohio State's Agricultural and Extension Education (AEE) graduate program in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) offers the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree conferred by the Graduate School of The Ohio State University. 

While obtaining a Ph.D. degree in Agricultural and Extension Education, students may specialize in one of three areas:

  • Agricultural Education
  • Community and Extension Education
  • International Development

The Doctor of Philosophy degree  prepares students for careers as:

  • Administrators
  • Specialists
  • University faculty
  • Researchers

ACEL also offers a graduate minor in Social Science Research Methods.

For complete information, visit the Agricultural Communication Education and Leadership website.