The MSANR curriculum is offered entirely online and includes 36 hours of academic coursework. The concentration in agribusiness and risk management focuses on agricultural economics to address risk management issues in the industry.
Applicants may be admitted as degree seeking (Unconditional, Conditional, or Unclassified) or non-degree as listed below. Degree seeking applicants must meet the university requirements as listed in the catalog.
Students must have satisfactorily completed prerequisites to advanced courses in the selected areas in agriculture and natural resources. Graduates of curricula other than agriculture and natural resources may have acquired sufficient backgrounds in related science and may be accepted for admission. Each applicant’s request for admission to the program and to specific courses will be evaluated for the need for undergraduate prerequisites. In addition to the requirements below, all applicants for admission must submit the following materials:
The committee review includes (a) applicant’s academic record with particular attention to the last two years of undergraduate work and previous graduate studies; (b) quality of work experience and other activities that demonstrate potential for leadership as demonstrated through a current resume; (c) at least two recommendation letters from professors and work supervisors; and (d) statement of purpose for pursuing graduate work. The admission decision is based on all factors that make up the total application.
Applicants who do not meet requirements for either unconditional or conditional admission may be eligible for unclassified or non-degree admission and must submit all required admission materials. See university requirements listed in the catalog under Types of Admission.