Agricultural & Resource Economics MS

The program in Agricultural and Resource Economics leads to the Master of Science degree and offers students the perspectives and skills necessary to understand and work in the general fields of economics, resource economics, agricultural economics, environmental economics, applied economics, agribusiness or government sectors of the economy.  Also, a strong intermediate level of training is offered so that students may continue graduate work and obtain a PhD degree.  Students completing the M.S. degree in Agricultural and Resource Economics will:

  1. Have a theoretical foundation in microeconomics and macroeconomics.
  2. Have a core set of coursework in quantitative applications from statistics, econometrics, regression, logistic regression, data management, and geographic information systems
  3. Have exposure to additional coursework in agriculture economics, resource economics, environmental economics, and/or experimental economics, in addition to general economics
  4. Have an opportunity to apply the course work in a thesis, applied research, or an internship (under the Decision Analysis Concentration).

Program Concentrations:

  • Decision Analysis Concentration

UD Tuition:

The 2018-19 UD published graduate student tuition rate per credit hour:

Agricultural and Resource Economics–MS: $1827

Agricultural and Resource Economics–MS: $50

*UD Deans may offer scholarships in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.

2018-19 DEAN’S AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIP:
Agricultural and Resource Economics–MS
PER CREDIT HR:
  DE Resident: $50.00;   US Student: $60.00;   International: $70.00

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Application Deadline:

FALL:
July-15 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply



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PROGRAM BASICS

Research Assistantships

The Department of Applied Economics and Statistics at the University of Delaware will be funding four to five Graduate Research Assistantships in the department’s areas of interest. These research assistantships will be funded for two years leading to a master’s degree in Agricultural Economics.

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For more about this program contact:
Department of Applied Economics and Statistics
213 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-2512 • Erma Wolpert >

UD BASICS

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Mark Rieger, Dean

Thomas Ilvento,
Department Chair

Brandon McFadden,
Graduate Director

 

 

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