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Agriculture

University of Alberta

Master
24 months
Duration
10500 CAD/year
5575 CAD/year
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About

Develop your leadership potential in the growing and changing world markets for agrology, agribusiness and food industries. The MBA/MAg  of Agriculture combined degree at the University of Alberta is designed for individuals interested in pursuing an advanced degree in agriculture with a strong management focus.

Overview

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.

The Program

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.

Programme Structure

Courses 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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission Criteria

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 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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