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Agricultural Economics

Louisiana State University

48 months
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
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Agricultural Economics from Louisiana State University is a rigorous extension of M.S. work with the opportunity for the student to broaden and strengthen training. 


Agricultural Economics from Louisiana State University is designed to encourage the intellectual growth of students through the development of conceptual and analytical skills necessary for achieving their career objectives. 

Students at Agricultural Economics from Louisiana State University will gain knowledge in:

  • international trade, 
  • agricultural business, 
  • agricultural policy, 
  • marketing, 
  • econometrics, 
  • operations research, 
  • natural resource and environmental economics, 
  • farm management, 
  • finance, 
  • community and rural development, 
  • production economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Operations Research Methods in Agricultural Economics 
  • Advanced Agricultural Marketing Theory 
  • Agricultural Production Economics 
  • Agricultural Production and Labor Supply 
  • Dynamics in Natural Resource Economics 
  • Nonmarket Valuation Methods in Agriculture and Natural Resources 
  • Advanced Agricultural Policy 
  • International Agricultural Trade 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


57 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average (GPA) for all undergraduate work taken prior to receiving a degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all previous graduate work for which a grade is given;
  • Satisfactory academic standing at the last institution attended; 
  • Acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE);
  • Present a complete outline of all previous college-level education; 
  • Present authorized school or university records, transcripts, marksheets, and certificates of degrees showing all courses taken and grades received, with certified translations if records are not in English; 
  • English Proficiency
  • Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29456 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12541 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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