Business Administration (Post Business Administration)

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
StudyQA ranking:5190 Duration:


The learning goals of this program follow from the overarching Mission of the Department of Agricultural Food and Resource Economics. In particular the mission states that the focus will be on applied economic research to identify management and marketing techniques and policies that address significant issues facing society.

To achieve the goals inherent in the overarching mission, students will (i) develop an advanced understanding of microeconomic theory, (ii) demonstrate the ability to apply quantitative methods to economic theory and practice, (iii) develop an in-depth understanding of an area within economics, and (iv) utilize both oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate such understanding in a variety of formats.

Because of the programs problem-solving focus, policy analysis is emphasized. Students are provided with a strong background in economic theory and quantitative methods of analysis and with the ability to use this knowledge in solving problems. With this training as applied economists, students are prepared for careers in either industry or government. With proper planning by the student, the program can also provide the necessary preparation for entry into Ph.D. programs in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or a related field.

* Research Methods in Applied Econ
* Microeconomic Theory w/Applications
* Econometrics
* Applied Econometrics
* Electives

* 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. Courses taken to rectify background deficiencies cannot be used as credit towards satisfying degree requirements. * 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. English Language Requirements TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79

Several graduate research and teaching assistantships are offered to qualified students on a competitive basis. A student admitted provisionally because of background deficiencies will not be offered an assistantship. However, such a student may be considered for assistantship after having completed the necessary background courses. Students need to indicate their need for merit-based financial aid at the time of application.


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