Academic Program - HNFE

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Office of Academic Programs is dedicated to the success and development of our student, faculty and staff. The college offers a diverse range of educational degree programs - from an associate's program in Agricultural Technology to bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D.    

We nurture and engage our students by: Encouraging and supporting diversity; providing personalized advising; offering exciting and challenging classes; providing hands-on learning experiences, and undergraduate research opportunities; offering career preparation and development opportunities; supporting study abroad programs.

We provide support to our faculty by: Providing resources, leadership, and grants; recognizing them with teaching and advising awards; hosting teaching and professional development symposiums; supporting participation in conferences.


Money Matters

More than $750,000 in scholarships are awarded each year in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Find out how you can apply for one of the 500+ scholarships available to our students.   

Clubs and Organizations

Student clubs and organizations  provide opportunities for service, leadership, and industry contacts to broaden and enrich the academic experience. Our college hosts clubs for pre-career and pre-professional students, academic interests, hobbies, and social groups as just a fraction of more than 800 student organizations available at Virginia Tech.

Future Students

Honors Program

Choose a Major

International Opportunities


Academic Department Graduate Programs

Graduate programs are offered in each of the College’s 12 academic departments.

Graduate Scholarships

Online Graduate Programs

The Master's of Agricultural and Life Sciences degree program is offered entirely online

Graduate Course Catalog

Graduate Teaching Scholar Program


Important Links


Susan Sumner

Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs

1060 Litton-Reaves Hall (0334)
175 West Campus Drive, Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA 24061

(540) 231-6503