Programs of Study

The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication offers a Master of Agricultural and Environmental Education (MAEE) degree. This program develops professionals to lead, teach and communicate about food, environmental and social systems. Thesis and non-thesis options are available, and the program is available online or in person on the Athens Campus.

Application Deadlines: Fall admission is April 1st; and Spring admission is October 1st.


Graduate research and teaching assistantships are paid positions within ALEC. A graduate assistant also receives a full tuition waiver for both in-state and out-of-state tuition.

Application Deadlines: Fall admission for assistantships is March 1st; and Spring admission for assistantships is October 1st. 

Graduate Student Association

The ALEC Graduate Student Association enriches the graduate student experience by fostering personal and professional development through social and scholarly activities, developing a sense of community among students on and off campus and acting as the official voice of graduate students within the department.  

GRE and MAT Test Preparation

The PowerPoint slides will assist you in preparing for the GRE and MAT exams. There are a variety of free resources and practice exams available.

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