What will I learn?

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. Students completing the M.S. degree in Agricultural and Resource Economics will:

  • Have a theoretical foundation in microeconomics and macroeconomics.
  • Have a core set of coursework in quantitative applications from statistics, econometrics, regression, logistic regression, data management, and geographic information systems
  • Have exposure to additional coursework in agriculture economics, resource economics, environmental economics, and/or experimental economics, in addition to general economics
  • 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

Which department am I in?

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$34,164.00 per year
USD $1,898 per credit hour
Start date

Expected February, August 2022

Venue

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Townsend Hall,

531 South College Avenue,

NEWARK,

Delaware,

19716, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants to a University of Delaware graduate program must possess (or be in the final year of completing) a U.S. equivalent bachelor’s degree.

For international students

Applicants to a University of Delaware graduate program must possess (or be in the final year of completing) a U.S. equivalent bachelor’s degree. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is offered by the Educational Testing Service in test centers throughout the world. The University requires an official paper-based TOEFL score of at least 550 or at least 79 on the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) for an applicant to be considered for admission. The University expects a minimum score of 18 on the Internet-based Speaking Test. IELTS Australia. A band score of 6.5 is expected by the University.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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