Agricultural and Applied Economics BSA/Environmental Economics MS

Career and Academic Opportunities

M.S. students receive extensive training in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and econometrics. Students will also be able to explore a wide variety of field courses covering environmental and natural resource economics, international development, commodity pricing, international trade, food and health economics, policy analysis, dynamic optimization. M.S. students are hired by leading U.S. and international firms and organizations such as Monsanto, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Tyson Chicken, The World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute, John Deere, American Express, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to name a few. The M.S. degree also serves as excellent preparation for those interested in a Ph.D. degree.