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Food and Resource Economics Department

Food and Resource Economics Department

Master of Agribusiness

MAB non-thesis
100% online program

For students majoring in areas other than economics or agricultural economics.

Learn the skills needed to make important management, policy, financial, and production decisions. The MAB courses complement your undergraduate education and prepare you for a career in private industry, state & federal government, secondary, post-secondary and professional institutions, entrepreneurial pursuits, management, finance, production, international marketing, human resources, research and development and sales.

Application Due: May 15th


Summer B

3-AEB 5188 Economics of Agribusiness Decisions
3-AEB 5516 Quantitative Methods in Agribusiness


3-AEB 6183 Agribusiness Risk Management
3-AEB 6225 Public Policy and the Agribusiness Firm
3-AEB 5326 Agricultural Financial Management


3-AEB 6385 Management Strategies for Agribusiness Firms
3-AEB 6675 International Agribusiness Marketing

Summer C (Internship)

3 or 4-AEB 6942 Advanced Applications in Agribusiness Experience (project based on internship) Read more in the Guide To The Graduate Internship

*Electives (6 hours) - List of suggested electives will be provided by the graduate program.

Total minimum credit hours required: 30
The elective course may be taken any semester.
Course schedule subject to change at department’s discretion.

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Jess Herman
Graduate Academic Advisor
1179 MCCA

Only applicants who meet the following minimum requirements will be considered for the program:

  • Grade of B or better in Intermediate Microeconomics or Advanced Ag Microeconomics, and Calculus I (not Survey), Statistics, Econometrics, Financial Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing.

  • minimum 3.0 upper division GPA

  • 3 strong letters of recommendation

Applying to the Graduate Program

Please note an online application is a 2 step process:

  • Step 1

    Apply online.

    Application will include:

    • Three letters of recommendation with at least TWO from professors
    • Statement of purpose which will include intended specialization/area of interest
    • Resume or CV
    • Copies of college transcripts in English (transcripts are unofficial and for use only by the department)

    All materials uploaded must be in PDF.

  • Step 2

    Step 2:

    Send the following to UF Graduate Admissions, 201 Criser Hall, Box 114000, Gainesville, FL  32611, phone: 352-392-1374

    • Official TOEFL Scores (UF Code: 5812, Department Code: 0101 - Agricultural Economics) (may be sent electronically by ETS)
    • Official Transcripts (in English and native language if other than English)
    • Official Degree Statement (in English and native language if other than English) Admissions may waive this requirement during the application process but students who are admitted and enroll must present official degree statements to the Admissions Office upon arrival.

    Please note: the department does not speculate on chances of admission or funding.  Applicants are reviewed by the Admissions Committee.  All applicants who are admitted may only receive a letter once their official credentials have been received and verified by the UF Office of Admissions.

  • Employers of our Graduates

    Bank of America
    Bank United
    Bayer Crop Science
    Black & Decker
    BBVA Compass Bank
    Century 21 Real Estate
    Del Monte
    Dow Agrosciences
    Economic Council of Okeechobee
    Farm Bureau
    Farm Credit
    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
    Procter and Gamble
    Syngenta Crop Protection
    T. Rowe Price
    Walt Disney
    Wedgworth Farms