Master of Business Administration in Agricultural Economics Online

Our specialized MBA curriculum connects agriculture to the skills needed in a variety of business disciplines, preparing you to lead and make decisions in agricultural settings and beyond.

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Program Overview

The Online MBA in Agricultural Economics Prepares You for Success

The Master of Business Administration in Agricultural Economics online program features courses focused on business, agricultural economics, and data analysis. Our carefully chosen curriculum will help you build on the advanced skills today’s top agricultural business leaders need. After graduating, you’ll be ready to lead the decision-making in various roles from day one.

In our business-focused courses, you will engage in in-depth study of business analysis tools, people management, contemporary business practices, marketing strategies, and international trade. Other courses will push you to expand your skills in accounting, empirical data, and financial management. Though our courses are taught in a 7-week accelerated format, leading to speedier completion, they contain all the information you need to increase your leadership in this field.

Accreditation:

The business programs at Northwest Missouri State University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information about ACBSP accreditation, visit acbsp.org.

Agricultural economics career opportunities include:

  • Agricultural Management
  • Farm/Ranch Manager
  • Agricultural Operations Director
  • Market Analyst
  • Policy Analyst
  • Agricultural Management
  • Farm/Ranch Manager
  • Agricultural Operations Director
  • Market Analyst
  • Policy Analyst

Online MBA programs also available:

Northwest online offers a variety of specialized MBAs. Check out all of our online MBA concentrations.

Total Tuition $13,730*
Program Duration As few as 12-18 months
Credit Hours 30

Accreditation:

The business programs at Northwest Missouri State University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information about ACBSP accreditation, visit acbsp.org.

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Tuition

Pay-by-the-Course Helps You Fit Tuition into Your Budget

Our MBA in Agricultural Economics online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $13,730*
Per Credit Hour $446

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Calendar

Take Note of These Upcoming Deadlines

Northwest online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
Summer 26/24/246/7/246/12/246/14/246/18/248/9/24
Fall 18/26/248/12/248/15/248/19/248/21/2410/11/24
Fall 210/21/2410/7/2410/10/2410/14/2410/16/2412/6/24
Spring 11/13/251/3/251/6/251/7/251/8/252/28/25
Spring 23/10/252/24/252/27/253/3/253/5/254/25/25

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Next Apply Date: 8/12/24
Next Class Start Date: 8/26/24
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Admissions

What You Need to Apply to the Agricultural Economics MBA

At Northwest, we’ve streamlined the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. Please read the requirements for the MBA in Agricultural Economics online, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them. The requirements include:

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Resume detailing professional experience
  • 3 years of work experience or acceptable GMAT/GRE score

Required Documentation

Applicants to Northwest’s MBA program who have a bachelor’s degree in business** from a regionally accredited university must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and one of the following:

  • Three years of continuous professional, full-time work experience
  • Three years of continuous full-time U.S.-enlisted or commissioned military service
  • Graduate degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • 3.50 or higher undergraduate GPA
  • GMAT score of 440 or above
  • Admission index of 1100 (undergraduate GPA x 200 + GMAT)
  • GRE score of 285 or above
  • Admission index of 965 (undergraduate GPA x 200 + GRE)
  • 70th percentile or above score on the Major Field Test for Business

**In addition to the general requirements prescribed by the Graduate School, all students without an undergraduate degree in a business field must successfully complete the MGMT 54201: MBA Business Foundation course before any graduate course.

Official transcript(s) may be emailed to: [email protected].

Official documents may be mailed to:

Graduate Records Specialist
Northwest Missouri State University
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Maryville, MO 64468-6001

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Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Resume detailing professional experience
  • 3 years of work experience or acceptable GMAT/GRE score

Courses

More Details on Our Agricultural Economics Online Degree

For the agricultural economics degree online at Northwest Missouri State University, the curriculum is comprised of 10 courses (30 credit hours), including 21 hours of core courses and 9 hours of agricultural economics concentration courses.

Note:  If offered, students may take ECON 52654 (Managerial Economics) in place of ECON 52651.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the accounting concepts that are useful in making managerial decisions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An analysis of aggregate economic variables and their relation to business management and decision-making. Macroeconomic models, business fluctuations, and macroeconomic policies will be studied, available empirical data will be analyzed, and their relevance to business decision-making will be examined.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course includes financial statement analysis, financial planning, capital budgeting, and valuation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The application of mathematical and statistical methods to business decision-making in the various fields of business. Topics cover a number of subjects, including quality management, linear programming and queuing problems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A consideration of various behavioral concepts which are found in organizational settings and which have implications for management personnel. Emphasis is on practical application of various topics such as teamwork, leadership, motivation, organizational change and development.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of contemporary business practices utilized by successful organizations. Emphasis is placed on understanding current issues faced by senior management. Can be taken only during the last trimester of enrollment.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of contemporary marketing practices built around the strategic marketing process. The central focus is on becoming a customer-focused organization. Areas such as understanding customer satisfaction and customer value, as well as delivery and applied measurement issues, are explored.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Physical, economic and institutional factors that affect the role of land in economic life; population and resource requirements; principles of land utilization; returns from land; land value; property rights and tenure rights; social controls; and rural and urban land development.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course presents theories and principles that are essential for understanding the challenges in international trade, mainly issues related to agricultural goods. This course will cover the macro and micro components of international economics.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will help future agricultural data analysts with the most important tools, methods, and skills they need through the entire process of data analysis to solve real-life ag-related problems that require quantitative solutions. Fundamental methods of the data analysis process using statistical software will be utilized.

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100% of classes are taught by professionals, not graduate assistants

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