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M.Sc. On Campus

Agricultural and Applied Economics

Virginia Tech

12 months
Duration
18942 USD/year
18942 USD/year
9398 USD/year
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About

At the master’s level, students of the Agricultural and Applied Economics program of Virginia Tech can select between an applied economics focus and a focus on agribusiness. 

Overview

Atmosphere

  • Department faculty and students enjoy a collegial atmosphere for work and study. Class sizes are small and students work closely with faculty members on research and class projects. The town of Blacksburg, where Virginia Tech is located, offers a beautiful, friendly community, with few distractions for graduate students.

Career Opportunities 

  • Graduates of the Agricultural and Applied Economics program of Virginia Tech find careers with private businesses, consulting firms, non-governmental organizations, and in government. Many M.S. graduates also continue their studies in a Ph.D. or law degree program as well. Ph.D. graduates find career positions in academia, with government agencies, and in the private sector including non-governmental organizations and consulting firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Mathematical Programming for Economist
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Agribusiness Marketing
  • Applied Microeconomic Theory
  • Empirical Research Methods in Economics
  • Resource and Environmental Economics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)
144 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your application online, along with the $75 application fee
  • Include a scanned copy of your college transcripts with your online application, then arrange for an official copy to be sent to us after you receive an offer of admission
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • The Graduate School doesn’t require entrance tests, but check to see whether your department requires you to submit GRE, GMAT, or subject test scores with your application 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4699 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Blacksburg

1166 - 1906 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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