Master of Agribusiness
Students in this program learn how to use data and economic modeling to contribute to the efficient production and distribution of food, feed, and fiber. Graduates can leverage the Aggie network that we have built over the 25 year history of the Master of Agribusiness to obtain rewarding internships and management-track jobs. The Master of Agribusiness is a full-time, on campus, graduate degree program. Not a STEM program.
The Master of Agribusiness Program is ranked #1 in the nation and #3 in the world by Eduniversal for 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.
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Our Master of Agribusiness degree is an intercollegiate program offered in partnership with the Mays Business School through the Intercollegiate Faculty of Agribusiness. The Intercollegiate Faculty members are from the Departments of Agricultural Economics, Accounting, Information and Operations Management, Management, and Marketing. This professional program is uniquely focused on the food and agribusiness sector with an emphasis on combining economic and business analysis with quantitative methods for decision-making. Students learn to conduct case-based research and work in a team in our integrated capstone courses in strategic management and financial analysis. Students also gain valuable communication and presentation skills to set them up for professional success.
Our program directors meet with students to ensure their program aligns with their unique background and career goals. The program can be completed in 16 or 20 months. Completion of a thesis is not required.
GRE score is not required for admission
- Degree: Master of Agribusiness, MAB
- Credit Hours: 39 total credit hours
Texas A&M University is the premier choice to gain a graduate degree, thanks to our national academic ranking and high financial value. Joining the Aggie Family and gaining an advanced degree from Texas A&M puts students in the highest class of job candidates.
What Do I Need to Apply?
- NOTE: GRE scores are not required
- Minimum GPR of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work, or 3.25 in 30 hours or more of graduate work.
- Application through the Texas A&M University GraduateCAS system
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Purpose
- Three letters of recommendation, submitted online with the application. For international or non-Texas A&M Applicants only.
- Official transcripts and records, sent to the Office of Admissions.
Official TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. Official scores must be sent by ETS directly to Texas A&M University using the school code: 6003. Visit the Graduate and Professional School website for a list of requirements, exemptions and other useful information regarding the TOEFL/IELTS Exams.
Students will receive an admissions decision either in a letter from the Texas A&M University Office of Admissions or from the department.
The Master of Agribusiness program does a competitive scholarship review of all admission applications and funding offers are made, based on eligibility and available funds each year. If a student is an international or out-of-state resident and receives a competitive scholarship of at least $1,000, they may qualify for a non-resident tuition waiver.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
By submitting a financial aid application and a scholarship application, students are reviewed for all the types of financial aid that they are eligible for. Remember: each student’s financial aid eligibility may vary. The types of financial aid students are offered is based on the data provided on their financial aid and/or scholarship application.
Students planning on entering the master’s program in the Department of Agricultural Economics should prepare themselves by completing the following study in math, statistics and economics.