M.Sc. On Campus

Agricultural Economics

University of Kentucky

12 months
33548 USD/year
33548 USD/year
13674 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With a degree Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky you'll be prepared for careers at the crossroads of agriculture, commerce, public policy and more.


This Master's degree programe in Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky is designed to meet the needs of students who have a strong interest in a specific topic and wish to fully develop their understanding of it by preparing a major research paper.

What will you study?

Agricultural Economics enompasses marketing, management, leadership, problem-solving and more - all the skills needed for careers in agribusiness, food industries, international trade, credit/finance, farm management and more. 

Agricultural Economics is much more than farm business. You’ll study the entire “farm-to-fork” food system, environmental and natural resource issues, local and international economic development, law, policy and more. To customize your degree, you’ll select one of these options:

  • Agribusiness Management and Food Marketing: for students interested in careers in marketing, sales, and management of farms or firms involved in food and agricultural products
  • Agricultural Economics: for students interested in careers in rural public policy analysis, rural economic development, natural resource and environmental economics, cooperative extension, or other individualized programs
  • Advanced Studies: for students who plan to pursue graduate study in law, business, public policy or other areas including agricultural economics and international affairs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus
  • Business and economic statistics
  • Intermediate macroeconomic theory
  • Agricultural Price Analysis
  • Price Theory and Applications
  • Business and economic statistics
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The University of Kentucky requires a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) on the Test of
  • English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants whose native language is not English
  • (or who did not graduate from an accredited English-speaking College or University). The
  • equivalent score on the computer version of the TOEFL is 213 and the internet-based test is 79.
  • Applicants may also utilize the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to
  • satisfy the language requirement. A minimum mean band score of 6.5 is required. Submitted
  • scores must be no more than two years old. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13674 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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