What will I learn?

The MS degree in applied economics prepares students for employment opportunities in the public and private sectors, and for further graduate study. This rigorous but flexible program includes core coursework in economic theory and quantitative methods, and offers opportunities for specialized coursework and research in all the fields of study offered by the program.

The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences uses research, education and outreach to find and share its discoveries on an enormous range of topics. Summing our work up in one sentence isn’t easy, but here goes: We find ways to provide food, fuel, feed and fiber that is healthy, safe, accessible and sustainable while protecting our natural resources and improving soil, air, and water quality to benefit and sustain communities.

Intake: Fall and Spring

Which department am I in?

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$27,612.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

277 Coffey Hall,

1420 Eckles Avenue,

ST PAUL,

Minnesota,

55108, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.50. A four-year BA or BS degree (or its equivalent) in a basic science program is generally required.

For international students

Anyone who has or will obtain a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a comparable degree from an officially recognized college or university outside the U.S. may apply for graduate admission.

The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.

English Language Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL iBT – Total Score: 79; Writing Subscore: 21; Reading Subscore: 19; IELTS Academic – Total Score: 6.5; Writing Subscore: 6.5; Reading Subscore: 6.5; Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic) – Total Score: 59; Writing Subscrore: 59; Reading Subscore: 59; Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) C1 Advanced – Total Score: 180; Writing Subscore: 180; Reading Subscore: 180.

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About University of Minnesota

UMN is one of the United States’ top public research institutions, where students gain a world-class education on a historic campus in a vibrant city.

  • 150+ undergraduate and 200+ graduate programs to choose from
  • Beautiful campus with the Mississippi River on site
  • World-class academics and close personal support throughout
  • Excellent opportunities for scholarships and financial awards