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The Department of Agricultural Economics offers two master's degree programs: Master of Science in Agriculture with a concentration in Agricultural Economics and Master of Agribusiness Management. Both of the master's degree programs prepare students who seek careers requiring advanced analytical and problem solving skills. The curriculum is general, providing a student with training in economic theory, multiple methods of quantitative analysis, and applied research methods.

The Master's of Science degree program program stresses thorough mastery of advanced economic theory, methods of quantitative analysis, and the applications of these methods to the problems of agriculture. The broad program of economic research conducted by the department affords a wide selection of areas from which the student may choose a specific problem for research.

The Master of Agribusiness Management (MABM) program is an interdisciplinary degree between the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Business and is administered by the Department of Agricultural Economics. The program is designed to prepare students for careers in the exciting world of food and agribusiness management.

A new Distance Master of Agribusiness Management program is now available. Prepare for a career in food and agribusiness management from anywhere in the world through the Distance Education option. The program curriculum is based on a total of 31 credit hours, with at least 16 hours from the Department of Agricultural Economics, including a required internship, and 15 hours from the College of Business. MABM students must also successfully complete a comprehensive oral examination.

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