Graduate Degree Program Summary
Graduate degrees offered
- M.S. in Agricultural Economics
- Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics
AreasAreas of Study
- Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization
- Agricultural Management and Marketing
- International Agricultural Trade and Development
- Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
- Production Economics
Contacts for Agricultural Economics
On the Web
Dr. Larry Van Tassell
Dr. Azzeddine Azzam
Ms. Kara Heideman
204B Filley Hall
Lincoln NE 68583-0922
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you expect to hold an F or J visa: financial resource information
See also: steps to admission.
Required by Agricultural Economics in GAMES
After you apply, allow one business day for us to establish your access to GAMES, where you'll complete these departmental requirements:
- Entrance exam(s): GRE strongly recommended
- Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
- Three letters of recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae or Resume
- Statement of Purpose
When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, UNL's institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed.
Application Deadlines for Agricultural Economics
|For full consideration||Fall: January 15|
|Note||All students are strongly encouraged to begin their graduate programs in the fall semester.|
The broad base of the educational program supports diverse career opportunities in areas such as private, university and government research, business management, loan analysis, consulting, agricultural production, and college-level education. Graduates are employed by businesses, governments, non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions around the globe.
Courses and MoreStudents in Agricultural Economics are most likely to take courses in:Course Catalog in the Graduate Bulletin.
Students will work with an advisor to create a Program of Studies or Memorandum of Courses during the first half of their coursework.
Faculty and research
Agribusiness Program Director
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