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Master of Science in Agribusiness

MSAB non-thesis track

Expand your knowledge of economic theory for a career in private industry, state and federal goverment, education in the agricultural industry.

The MSAB courses provide solid economic theory and prepare you for a career in:

  • private industry
  • state & federal government
  • secondary, post-secondaryand professional institutions
  • entrepreneurial pursuits
  • management
  • finance
  • production
  • international marketing
  • human resources
  • research and development
  • sales

Application Prerequisites:

  • Grade of B or better in calculus, financial accounting, finance, management, marketing, statistics, intermediate microeconomics, econometrics plus 300 on GRE (with at least 145 on quantitative)
  • minimum 3.0 upper division GPA
  • 3 strong letters of recommendation

Strong quantitative skills are required for this program, specifically in the areas of calculus and statistics. If it has been 2 or more years since you have taken these courses, we recommend you consider taking a refresher or some kind of other preparatory work in these areas.

Application Due: May 1

Courses

Fall

3-AEB 6106 Microeconomic Principles and Analysis
3-AEB 6225 Public Policy and the Agribusiness Firm
3-ALS 5932 Introduction to Applied Statistics

Spring

3-AEB 6183 Agribusiness Risk Management
3-AEB 6553 Elements of Econometrics
3-AEB 6817 Survey Research Methods for Agribusiness

Summer C

3-AEB 6942 Advanced Applications in Agribusiness Experience

Fall

3-AEB 6385 Management Strategies for Agribusiness Firms
6-Electives


Total minimum credit hours required: 30
Course schedule subject to change at department’s discretion.

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Our MSAB Graduates are Employed by:

Bank of America
Bank United
Bayer Crop Science
Black & Decker
BBVA Compass Bank
Century 21 Real Estate
Chiquita
Del Monte
Dow Agrosciences
Economic Council of Okeechobee
Farm Bureau
Florida Department of Citrus
Florida’s Natural
Florida State Attorney’s Office
Ford Motor Company
Helena Chemical
Kansas Pork Association
Morgan Stanley
Naval Air Warfare Center
PepsiCo
Procter and Gamble
Publix
Siemens
Syngenta Crop Protection
T. Rowe Price
Tropicana
USDA
Walt Disney
Wedgworth Farms