School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (SAES) has a rich history of innovation and application of cutting-edge technology. From our pioneering Laboratory Animal Science and Landscape Architecture programs to our award-winning Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research programs, our faculty and staff serve today's needs while keeping an eye on the future.

Student Internship Program

The Summer 2015 Student Internship Program is accepting applicants until Dec. 1, 2014.

Our 18 paid internships involve Youth STEM, Youth Nutrition and General Cooperative Extension.

Since 1990, enrollment in the A&T School of Agriculture has increased by 75 percent. With programs and expertise in such areas as biotechnology, agricultural and biosystems engineering, natural resources management, waste management, and food microbiology, the A&T School of Agriculture grows concurrently with the demand for qualified graduates. Our four academic departments are the Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education; the Department of Animal Sciences; the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design. Within these departments, students will find a myriad of opportunities for classroom learning, research and field work.

Through our Agricultural Research Program and our Cooperative Extension Program, we are able to research issues of importance to North Carolina and also provide research-based outreach training to citizens across the state and around the world. Also through these active programs, students will find a myriad of opportunities for classroom learning, research and field work. 

We encourage you to explore all the academic possibilities that help prepare you to enter the local and international agricultural industry.

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A&T’S STEM EARLY COLLEGE HONORED FOR EXCELLENCE

The STEM Early College at N.C. A&T has been named a STEM School of Distinction.

New Vice Chancellor for University Advancement Named

Kenneth E. Sigmon, Jr., has been named vice chancellor for university advancement at North Carolina A&T.

Hornsby Named N.C. Professor of the Year

Dr. Karen Hornsby has been named the 2014 North Carolina Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation.

    

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Solutions for North Carolina, the annual multimedia report of The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T, is available for viewing. Cooperative Extension celebrates a milestone this year with 100 years of applying research-based educational programs to help people succeed. Please, read and listen as North Carolina residents report in their own words how Cooperative Extension has helped them with local foods, their families and their finances.