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Department of Agricultural Economics

Agricultural Economics Graduate Programs 

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Our nationally ranked graduate programs offer several options for students wishing to pursue a Master's degree or doctorate-level program. 

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

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, Dual MAB/PMBA or Animal Health Management Certificate, please contact:

Deborah Kohl

Deborah Kohl
Master of Agribusiness Program Coordinator
306 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

Risk Management/Agricultural Economics Graduate Research Fellowship

The Center for Risk Management Education and Research (CRMER) jointly with the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University announce lucrative MS graduate fellowships in agricultural risk management.

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/