12 months
959 USD/credit 28770 USD/year
959 USD/credit 28770 USD/year
429 USD/credit 12870 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

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  • Applications are accepted year-round. Applicants should plan to apply within two to three months from the start of the semester.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

International Students

  • Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 minimum GPA in the final two years or approximately the last 60 credit hours
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      28770 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 959 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      28770 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 959 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • In-State

      12870 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 429 USD per credit 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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