PhD in Resource Management & Sustainable Design


The agricultural and extension education faculty offers a Ph.D. with a major in agricultural and extension education (AGEE) or human and community development (HCD) as part of the Ph.D. program in resource management and sustainable development.

  • Beyond the core, AGEE majors take four courses covering research design, data analysis, program development, and program evaluation. Additional courses in teaching and learning theory, educational psychology, supervision, administration and leadership, and statistics are recommended. Students will have two fields of specialization consisting of a minimum of 12 to 15 semester hours of coursework each, not counting research.
  • Beyond the core, HCD majors take four courses covering research design, data analysis, program development, and program evaluation. Additional courses related to qualitative research, policy, administration, and the philosophical, theoretical, and empirical foundations related to human community growth and sustainability. Students will have two fields or specialization consisting of a minimum of 12 to 15 semester hours of coursework each.

    More information on the PHD in Resource Management & Sustainable Design can be found at the Division of Resource Management web site.