Agriculture - Master of Business Administration

Concentration: Agribusiness

Candidates for the Master of Business Administration with specialization in Agribusiness (MBA-AB) must successfully complete a minimum of 36 graduate credit hours. Admission to the MBA-AB program is through the College of Business. The program includes numerous prerequisites in economics, accounting, and business as defined in the Business Administration and Economics section of this catalog. AEEC 545 Advanced Agricultural Policy must be taken in the MBA-Agribusiness program if an agricultural policy course was not taken at the undergraduate level. A written paper and presentation following the guidelines described for B A 590 Professional Paper/Presentation is required. MBA-AB students can take the required minimum 4 thesis credit hours to substitute for B A 590 Professional Paper/Presentation. If a thesis (AEEC 599 Master's Thesis) is written in-lieu of taking B A 590 Professional Paper/Presentation, an examining committee and thesis defense must be organized similar to that of the MS degree program. For more information about the requirements for the MBA specialization refer to the MBA section of this catalog.

Core (21 hs)
ACCT 503Accounting for Managers3
BCIS 502Business Information Systems3
B A 590Professional Paper/Presentation 13
BLAW 502Legal Environment of Business3
FIN 503Financial Management3
MGT 503Organizational Behavior and Management Processes3
MGT 590Strategic Management3
AEAB Block Requirements (15 hrs) 2
AEEC/FIN 511Advanced Futures and Options Markets3
AEEC 520International Agricultural Trade Theory and Policy3
AEEC 526Global Food Supply Chain Management3
AEEC 551Advanced Agribusiness Marketing3
AEEC 556Advanced Agribusiness Management3
Total Credits36
1

MBA-Agribusiness majors, with advisor approval, may take the required minimum 4 thesis hours (maximum of 6 hrs) in lieu of BA 590

2

AEEC 545 must be taken as part of this AEAB Block if not previously completed as an undergraduate under AG E 445V.