MSANR: System Science in Agriculture

Broaden your horizons with a master's in Systems Science in Agriculture

The MSANR curriculum is offered entirely online and includes 36 hours of academic coursework. The concentration in systems science in agriculture focuses heavily on agricultural economics and agricultural engineering.

Application Requirements

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:

Unconditional Admission

  1. Cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 AND
  2. Applicant must have earned a B.S. degree in agriculture, natural resources management, park and recreation administration, wildlife science, or business (for Agribusiness and Risk Management concentration only) from a regionally accredited institution AND
  3. Applicant must have a positive review from the Master of Science in Agriculture and Natural Resources (MSANR) Graduate Admission Committee.

Conditional Admission

  1. Cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 or senior year/adjusted senior year GPA of 3.0 AND
  2. Applicant must have earned a B.S. degree in agriculture, natural resources management, park and recreation administration, wildlife science, or business (for Agribusiness and Risk Management concentration only) from a regionally accredited institution AND
  3. Applicant must have a positive review from the Master of Science in Agriculture and Natural Resources (MSANR) Graduate Admission Committee.

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.

Unclassified or Non-Degree Admission

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.

Academic Program Requirements

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Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources
CONTACT:
Dr. Wesley Totten, Chair
LOCATION:
257 Brehm Hall
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238