Virginia Tech’s Online Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences program is uniquely positioned to meet the evolving and dynamic needs of today’s agricultural professionals, offering concentrations in the areas of applied nutrition and physical activity, education, environmental science, food safety and biosecurity, leadership studies, and plant science and pest management.

This degree provides practical application taught by faculty experts who are both in the classroom and in the field, researching and practicing what they teach daily. 

The online format will allow you to study the world-class curriculum that Virginia Tech is known for, while earning the same regionally accredited degree as an on-campus student.  With this tailored educational experience, you will graduate from the program with greater knowledge of industry competencies to effectively and strategically lead in one of the dynamic agricultural and life science industries.

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$900 per credit hour

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Katherine Carter, Botetourt County Cooperative Extension

Karrin Cordova, Albemarle County Cooperative Extension

Roy Flanagan, Virginia Beach Cooperative Extension

Kelly Rose, Dickenson County Cooperative Extension

Kari Sponaugle, Highland County Cooperative Extension

Kristina Yager, Henrico County Cooperative Extension



Jennifer Jones

Assistant Director
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Blacksburg, VA 24061