12 months
31798 USD/year
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Agricultural and Resource Economics Department from University of Tennessee Knoxville offers a Master of Science in two concentrations: Agricultural Economics and Natural Resource Economics. 


About this Agricultural and Resource Economics Degree from University of Tennessee Knoxville

Both concentrations require 31 hours of coursework.

The Agricultural Economics concentration is designed to prepare students for analytical and research careers in the public and private sectors.

The Natural Resource Economics concentration integrates coursework in agricultural and resource economics with courses from other disciplines, such as geography, political science, forestry, bio-systems engineering and sociology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Econometric Methods in Agricultural Economics
  • Agribusiness Operations Research Methods
  • Decisions, Uncertainty, and Resource Allocation
  • Microeconomic Applications to Agricultural and Resource Markets
  • Research Methodology in Agricultural Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic applicants may apply up to two weeks prior to the beginning of the desired term of entry.


31 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be competitive for admission to the program, applicants should have completed prerequisite courses in calculus (3 hours), statistics (6 hours), and intermediate microeconomics theory or its equivalent (3 hours).
  • Applicants to the MS program must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in their undergraduate studies.
  • Applicants with undergraduate majors from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 
  • Applicants must submit a statement of purpose describing professional goals and the reasons for applying to the program.
  • Applicants must request three recommenders capable of evaluating the applicant’s potential for graduate work to provide graduate ratings forms and letters of reference.
  • Submission of the online application, application fee, transcripts, and scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) to the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Tuition Fee

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    31798 USD/year
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  • National

    31798 USD/year
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  • In-State

    13380 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

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