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Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Louisiana State University

24 months
Duration
29452 USD/year
29452 USD/year
12537 USD/year
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About

The Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness programme from Louisiana State University offers the M.S. degree in three areas of study – Agribusiness Management, Natural Resource and Environmental Policy, and Agricultural Economics

Overview

Graduate students can pursue an M.S. and Ph.D. degree in the areas of agribusiness management, natural resource and environmental policy, production economics, marketing and international trade.

Career prospects:

The mission of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness at Louisiana State University is to generate, apply, and disseminate knowledge on a wide range of issues important to agribusiness, agricultural production, food marketing, farm policy, natural resource use, and rural development, in Louisiana, the nation, and the global community, employing throughout the highest scholarly standards in the teaching, research, and outreach/extension programs that are integral to the purpose of the Land Grant University System.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometrics
  • Aggregate Economic Analysis
  • Operations Research Methods in Ag Econ
  • Advanced Statistical Methods in Ag 
  • Agribusiness Research Applications
  • Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must have the following in order to be considered for unconditional admission:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution. 
  • A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (A = 4.0) on all undergraduate work (or in the final 64 credit hours) and any graduate work already completed.
  • Acceptable GRE or GMAT scores. 
  • A copy of the name page of your passport.
  • A completed Affidavit of Support and supporting financial documents (required to process forms for F-1 and J-1 visas). Note: Your application will be processed even if your financial documents are not included.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29452 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29452 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12537 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12537 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

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.

Funding

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