M.P.S. On Campus

Applied Economics and Management

12 months
62456 USD/year
62456 USD/year
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The Master of Applied Economics and Management is a terminal degree from Cornell University for persons with experience who want additional training pertinent to their profession. In addition, the M.P.S. (Agriculture and Life Sciences) program has a Peace Corp option in which the student undertakes two semesters of academic work at Cornell and a Peace Corp assignment. 


Our graduate field has a rich tradition of producing top graduates through its rigorous but flexible program from Cornell University led by the Dyson School's internationally known faculty. In addition to courses offered by the graduate field of Applied Economics and Management, graduate students are encouraged to take advantage of graduate courses offered throughout Cornell’s world-class College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, as well as the University’s 13 other top-ranked colleges and schools.

Learning Outcomes

Persuasively communicate analysis and solutions, including:

  • Express written ideas that are clearly stated and professionally presented.
  • Give an informative and persuasive oral presentations.
Identify problems in complex, ambiguous business situations and provide solutions:
  • Analyze complex business problems using critical techniques, structure, or frameworks to determine what action if any is optimal.
Be lifelong learners and independent thinkers capable of adapting to business problems as they arise:
  • Apply analytical tools and techniques from more than one functional area (EERE, FAE, IDE, or Management) to address a problem.
Have an ethical perspective and a service orientation and live up to the highest professional standards:
  • Behave ethically and resist taking advantage of moral hazard in teams. Persuasively communicate analysis and solutions, including

Programme Structure

Concentrations by Subject
  • applied behavioral economics and individual choice
  • environmental, energy, and resource economics 
  • food and agricultural economics 
  • international and development economics 
  • management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Round 1: Dec. 1
  • Round 2: Jan. 15
  • Round 3: Mar. 1
  • Round 4: April 15
International applicants are encouraged to apply for Round 1 or Round 2 application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BS or BA from an accredited university
  • Required Tests: GRE or GMAT scores. 
  • Transcript requirements
  • Personal Statement
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation. For information and guidelines about this topic, please visit the Graduate School page here
  • Foreign students will be required to take and send their score for English Language Proficiency (TOEFL). For more information on this requirement please visit the Graduate School information page

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    62456 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 62456 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    62456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 62456 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
Living costs

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


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