May 25, 2024  
2015-16 Graduate Catalog 
2015-16 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Supervision, Agricultural Education Leadership, M.Ed.

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Alanna Vaught, Program Coordinator
(615) 898-2523

The Womack Educational Leadership Department  offers the Specialist in Eduction degree (Ed.S.) with majors in Administration and Supervision as well as Curriculum and Instruction with the Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) with majors in Administration and Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, and Professional counseling.

The M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision offers concentrations in Library Science and Agricultural Education Leadership as well as specializations in K-12 public school, higher education, and a nonlicensure program.

Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Master of Education in Administration and Supervision with a concentration in Agricultural Education Leadership requires

  1. a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test, the Graduate Record Examination, or the Praxis II (Principles of Learning and Teaching) or a valid Tennessee Teacher license;
  2. an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college;
  3. teacher licensure. (The licensure requirement may be waived under special circumstances.)

Students pursuing an M.Ed. degree must be fully admitted prior to their initial semester of coursework.

Application Procedures

All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit an application with the appropriate application fee (online at;
  2. submit official transcripts of previous college work;
  3. submit three letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s potential for completing the Master of Education degree in Administration and Supervision;
  4. submit official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or a copy of the teaching license.

Degree Requirements

Candidate must

  1. complete 33 semester credit hours: 9 hours of required courses (Educational Foundations, Analysis and Application of Educational Research and studies in Leadership), 12 hours of specialized core courses, and 12 elective hours). The 12 specialized core hours are housed in the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience (History of Agricultural Education, Program Development of for Agricultural Leaders, Foundations of Agricultural Leadership, Diffusion of Innovation and Group, Team, and Organizational development in Agricultural Organizations). The 12 elective hours are selected with an advisor based on the career plans of the student.
  2. successfully complete a written comprehensive examination during the semester of graduation (exam may be taken once).

Curriculum: Administration and Supervision, Agricultural Education Leadership

Candidate must complete 33 hours in the following course of study:

Concentration Courses (12 hours)

  • History of Agricultural Education 3 credit hours
  • Principles of Agricultural Leadership 3 credit hours
  • Theoretical Foundations of Agricultural Leadership 3 credit hours
  • Leadership Development in Agricultural Organizations 3 credit hours

Electives (12 hours)

  • Guided or general electives 12 credit hours

Program Notes

Candidate must

  1. file a degree plan with the College of Graduate Studies prior to entry into the program;
  2. file a Notice of Intent to Graduate form in the College of Graduate Studies within the first two weeks of the semester in which the student intends to graduate.

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