M.Sc. On Campus

Agricultural Economics

Kansas State University

12 months
21524 USD/year
21524 USD/year
11856 USD/year
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This Agricultural Economics on-campus master of science degree program at Kansas State University is geared for students who wish to achieve the next level in the agricultural economics industry, public service or academia. Our students are prepared through practical and innovative teaching to meet current and future needs in the agricultural economics field.


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The Agricultural Economics master's degree requirements in agricultural economics may be completed in one of two ways:

  • Students at Kansas State University can complete of a minimum of 30 semester credit hours, including preparation of a thesis for which 6 credit hours are awarded. The 30 credit hour program with thesis is structured to prepare students for careers in research or analysis, or to continue into a Ph.D. program.
  • Students also have the option of a minimum 36 credit hour program, which requires a paper rather than a thesis. This program allows for flexibility because of its fewer formal requirements. This program is geared to prepare students for careers in public service, commerce, and industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Price, Income and Trade Policies in Agriculture
  • Natural Resource Policy
  • International Markets and Agricultural Trade
  • Macroeconomic Theory 
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Production Economics 
  • Agribusiness Industry Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you need assistance with the online application select the 'Contact our help desk' option shown on the online application website.
  • Complete all required sections and upload documents or media to your online application as they are requested. Do not submit documents by email or mail to the graduate school (unless you receive a request).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11856 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

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.


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