Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology (AECT)

What is Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links UofA Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology

What is Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology?

According to the University of Arkansas's Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology, "We offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology. Graduates with this degree have a broad knowledge of agricultural disciplines and specific skills related to their area of interest in education, communications and technology. Students can take advantage of a flexible curriculum to prepare themselves for careers as certified agricultural education teachers, extension and industry educators/trainers, agricultural communicators, agricultural technology specialists, and agricultural production and processing managers, to name a few. We also provide the opportunity for graduate studies in agricultural education."

Related Careers

Food & Tobacco Roasting, Baking, & Drying Machine Operator and Tender Agricultural Equipment Operator
Agricultural Inspector Agricultural Marketing Manager
Graphic Designer Agricultural Supervisor
Agricultural Technician Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Logging Manager Audio & Video Equipment Technician
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology & Product Development Manager Buyer
Organic Farmer Pesticide Handler, Sprayer & Applicator
Conservation Worker Professor
Cooperative Extension System Director Rancher
Reporter Retail Sales Manager
Environmental and Resource Lawyer Sales Agent
Extension Service Worker Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher
Technical Writer Farm & Home Management Advisor
Farm Equipment Mechanic Farmer
Wholesale Buyer Farm Worker
Youth Development Educator Journalist
Agricultural Education Instructor Account Executive
Public Relations Specialist Sales Representative
Communications Specialist Family and Social Service Worker

Related Skills

Broad Knowledge of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Machine Operation Skills

Communication Skills (Oral & Written)

Observation Skills

Computer Skills


Critical Thinking Skills

Physical Stamina

Data Analysis

Public Speaking/Presentation Skills

Decision Making

Research Skills

Detail Oriented



Team Player

Listening Skills

Technical Skills

Job & Internship Search Links

Ag Career

Agriculture Jobs


Ag Recruitment & Placement Service

Bestard Agricultural Placements - Positions in feed, crop, animal health, seed, banking, credit, fertilizer, and crop protection in Canada and the US.

BlueSkySearch - Online job center for Agriculture, Produce, Food Industry.

Careers in Food

Conservation Job Board - a natural resource career website that lists the latest jobs in forestry, wildlife, fisheries, ecology and other fields related to natural resources.

ENDS Report - International listing.

Environmental Career Opportunities

Far West Agribusiness Assocation Internship Portal - designed to connect students with Agribusiness internships in the expanding fields of agronomy, economics, public policy, and business for course credits and/or compensation as determined by Agribusiness retailer and respective colleges and universities.

Farm and Ranch Jobs - an agricultural career website that features the latest jobs in farm production, animal science, and agribusiness.

Forestry & Natural Resources Jobs Listing

Green Dream Jobs

Green Job Search

Horticultural jobs

Jobs in Horticulture

Landscape Jobs

Nature Jobs - lists professional positions related to life sciences and different scientific disciplines. - check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Jobs by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

Career Planning Links

Ag Call

Explore Careers in Life Sciences

Agriculture Career Guide

Careers in Forestry and Natural Resources

Green Jobs

Institute of Food Technologists - the career center provides insights and information to help advance your career in food science and the food industry.

Naturalist Career Information

Park Naturalist Career Information

Professional Association Links

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers - an educational and scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems.

American Farm Bureau Federation

American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

American Society of Landscape Architects - resources for professional development and an education tool for environmental design.

The Botanical Society of America - a group whose mission is focused around botany and has many resources for career and employment opportunities.

Environmental Careers Organization

Ecological Society of America

National Association of Conservation Districts

National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

Natural Resources Protective Association

U.S Department of Agriculture - provides up to date information about agriculture in the U.S.

US Fish & Wildlife Service - a great resource forinformation about careers and benefits that US Fish & Wildlife has to offer.

United States Forest Service - resource for services and employment that the USFS has available.

Miscellaneous Links

Agricultural Sciences Journal

Agriculture News