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Food and Business Economics

Rutgers University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
30144 USD/year
30144 USD/year
17736 USD/year
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About

The Graduate Program in Food and Business Economics from Rutgers University resides in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics (DAFRE) in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS). 

Overview

The objective of this graduate program is to develop the ability of students to apply economic theory and high levels of quantitative and analytical skills to significant problems facing society in the areas of: economics of biotech/pharmaceutical sectors, production and marketing of agricultural and food products, land/environmental policy and management, and international development. View our Food and Business Economics brochure, or explore this site to learn more about the program. 

The program offers a Master of Science degree. A 5-yr BS/MS in Food and Business Economics from Rutgers University is also available. A dual master’s degree arrangement is available with the Graduate Program in Urban Planning and Policy Development. Students interested in this dual degree arrangement must also apply for graduate admission to the Urban Planning and Policy Development Program.

Program Advantages

  • Small class size, world class research, practical solutions!
  • Graduates are well-prepared for higher studies as well as for the real world.
  • This program enables highly motivated students to become better qualified for the real world.
  • Because of their high levels of quantitative and analytical skills, the longevity of our graduates in the private sector is higher than the graduates of some comparable fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Methods in Applied Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory Applications
  • Econometrics
  • Applied Econometrics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA or better is required at the time of application
  • All students entering the program are expected to have had courses in intermediate micro economic theory, statistics, and calculus. Students without the necessary background may be admitted provisionally; however, they are required to take courses to make up any deficiencies in these areas.
  • Students must take the GRE (Graduate Record Examination). Non-native speakers are required to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
  • Factors used in evaluating applicants are: undergraduate GPA; grades in economics, business, mathematics, and statistics courses; GRE and TOEFL scores, letters of recommendation, and the personal statement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    30144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    17736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8868 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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