Professional Master of Science Degree in
International Agribusiness (PMIA)
Our goal is to provide students in the Professional MS in International Agribusiness with the necessary education and training to obtain a high profile marketing and management position in the Agribusiness sector. We anticipate that graduates will find fulfilling careers working with international clientele in the dynamic and rapidly growing international Food & Agribusiness Industry.
Study in a department that has a global reputation and leading role in research, education and outreach. Purdue Agricultural Economics maintains close connections with several major multinational and North American agribusiness firms.
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About the International AgriBusiness Program
Pay regular Purdue tuition and fees at applicable graduate student rates (Cost of Purdue Website)
Finish in 12-15 months
Work with more than 40 faculty members
Experience summer internships & study-abroad opportunities
Access to Purdue scholarship and part-time employment opportunities, except for tuition remission
Requirements for Admission:
- Undergrad Cumulative GPA of 3.0, GRE - no minimum score.
Benefits of the PMIA Program:
Purdue Diploma - the same as all MS students in the department
Purdue Transcript - with a concentration in International Agribusiness
Purdue Connections - network with US agribusiness firm executives
Purdue Professors - individual advice and guidance on your project
Purdue Courses - access to all regular campus courses
Purdue Network - 100 other graduate students in the department
Purdue Facilities - access to all Purdue gyms, pools, busses, etc.
Plan of Study
Includes 15 credits of economic theory, 6 credits of quantitative methods, 9 credits of electives.
1st Year, Fall Semester|
| ECON 51100||3||Microeconomic Theory|
| AGEC 55200||3||Linear Programming|
| AGEC 52600||3||International Marketing for Agr- and Food Business|
| AGEC 57100||1||Emerging Global Issues|
1st Year, Spring Semester |
| ECON 51200||3||Macroeconomic Theory|
| AGEC 65000||3||Econometrics I|
| AGEC 53000||3||Strategic Agribusiness Management|
| AGEC 57200||2||International Market Opportunities|
1st Year, Summer Semester |
| AGEC 59800||3||Internship, Study Abroad or Capstone Project|
2nd Year, Fall Semester |
| AGEC 57300||3||Business Plan Development|
| Electives* ||0-15|||
*Approved by advisor. Minimum 9 credits total. Recommend 6 credits from AGEC, and 3 credits from AGRY, ANSC, ASM, BTNY, ENTM, FNR, FS, or HORT.