The Agricultural and Resource Economics degree offered by the University of Arizona leading to the Master of Science degree with a major in Agricultural & Resource Economics. A broad spectrum of agricultural economics subject matter is presented, with emphasis in natural resources, international business, and agribusiness. The Master's program provides training in the theory and methods of applied agricultural and resource economics.
Graduating students are qualified for positions in the private sector with agribusiness, financial, farm management, and consulting firms, and in state and federal government agencies. Some students choose to follow the master's degree with enrollment in a Ph.D. program, either at the University of Arizona or elsewhere.
Many AREC graduates have excelled in premier doctoral programs throughout the United States. We also offer an Agricultural & Resource Economics minor for PhD seeking students. We have a strong and consistent history of Peace Corps Fellows in our Master's program and we proudly invite all Returning Peace Corps Volunteers to apply for this graduate program.
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- Production Economics
- Consumption Economics & Price Analysis
- Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics
- Applied Econometrics
- Math for Economists
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Deadline passed, International
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DisciplinesEconomics Natural Resource Management Agriculture View 367 other Masters in Economics in United States
- Bachelor's or Master's degree
- GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in Bachelor's Degree Program or Master's Program
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
- Statement of Purpose
- CV or Resume
International11136 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
National11136 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
In-State10236 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
A majority of students in the M.S. program receive financial assistance, usually in the form of research and teaching assistantships.
A small number of in-state tuition waivers are available to students with a GPA above 3.4.
Several scholarships are available for academically qualified students. Frequently, a student not awarded an assistantship may be employed by the Department to aid in research work. Students who do not receive assistantships may also hold part-time jobs in other departments or jobs outside the University.
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