Trends in the agriculture and food sectors show an increased demand for leaders with diverse skills and knowledge of both the management and technical aspects of the industry. The degree offers opportunities to pursue your interest and goals in agronomy, agribusiness, food industries, environmental conservation sciences, or environmental planning.
The Alberta School of Business in partnership with the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences offers the MBA/MAg MBA/MAg of Agriculture combined degree at the University of Alberta that can be completed full-time in two years or on a part-time basis in up to six years. This unique program allows individuals with an undergraduate degree and several years of professional work experience the opportunity to combine management courses with advanced studies in agriculture, environment or food related fields.
In Year One students study the key areas of business: accounting, economics, finance, management science, marketing, strategy and organizational behaviour and have the option to begin coursework in agriculture. In Year Two students further their knowledge in agriculture-related fields and select several electives from both the Alberta School of Business and the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences.
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Business Skills Orientation
- Career Management Skills
- Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
- Business Practicum
- Strategic Supply Chain Management
- MBA International Study Tour
- Special Projects Course
- 24 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesMaster in Business Administration (MBA) Agriculture View 68 other Masters in Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Canada
In assessing a candidate's academic and professional qualifications, the following criteria are used:
- Recognized undergraduate degree with GPA of at least 3.0 (see international GPA equivalents)
- Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score
- English Language Proficiency for Non-native English speakers (see exemptions)
- Professional work experience
- Statement of Intent letter
- Two letters of reference
- Admissions interviews
International10500 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National5575 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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