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Department of Agricultural Economics

Agricultural Economics Graduate Programs 

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"We are dedicated to continuing excellence in our field by developing young professionals and the leaders of tomorrow!"

- Dr. Dustin Pendell, Director of Graduate Programs

For more information about specific options within our program, follow the links below.




Animal Health Management Certificate

Graduate Program Information

Our nationally ranked graduate programs offer several options for students wishing to pursue a Master's degree or doctorate-level program.  For information regarding our on-campus Master's degree and Ph.D. options, please contact:

Dr dustin pendell

Dr. Dustin Pendell
Director of Graduate Programs
220 Waters Hall

For information on our online Master of Agribusiness program, please contact:

Deborah Kohl


Deborah Kohl
Master of Agribusiness Program Coordinator
324 Waters Hall

Dr. Allen Featherstone

Dr. Allen Featherstone
Master of Agribusiness Director
Department Head
342 Waters Hall



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We are pleased you are interested in our graduate program. Graduate education in Agricultural Economics stresses the development of superior competence as an applied economic analyst, solving complex and changing economic problems facing the agriculture, and rural society.


Admissions Process

Admissions Requirements

Prospective Students



Current Student Resources

Course Catalog - University's list of Agricultural Economics graduate faculty, courses, and program overview

Course Listings – University’s schedule of courses being offered 

K-State Career Services for Graduate Students


National Science Foundation NRT

Consider applying for a National Science Foundation traineeship to work on the grand challenges of creating sustainable food, energy and water systems and resilient rural communities. Trainees receive a stipend of$34,000/year and full tuition. For more information see the project website: http://nrt.research.ksu.edu/