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MS Degree

Earn a master's degree in agricultural economics from Purdue.

This single-degree option allows you to earn just the Master of Science (MS) with a concentration in agricultural economics from Purdue University.

The MS degree option spans 21 months. As with the dual-degree option, courses are organized into modules that last 12 weeks. You will wrap up classes after the spring module of your second year. 

If you choose to pursue the MS degree, you will still fully participate in all five residency sessions, including the international residency. You will also complete the capstone project, which takes the place of a traditional master's thesis.

  If you had asked me years ago what I thought the distance education learning experience would be, I would have said I would be looking up information on a website and pounding out the assignments on my own. That was so far from reality. It was really rich in providing interaction. I knew my classmates and in some ways, we were closer than if we were all in the room together. This program actually  ... READ MORE  

Eric Perry

Senior Manager - THE Scoular Company
MS-MBA Class of 1999-2001

  If you had asked me years ago what I thought the distance education learning experience would be, I would have said I would be looking up information on a website and pounding out the assignments on my own. That was so far from reality. It was really rich in providing interaction. I knew my classmates and in some ways, we were closer than if we were all in the room together. This program actually forced interaction among classmates, which in turn spawned new ideas and further interaction. The interaction also provided a really great backstop for support. When you needed help, it was there for you. It was a great way to learn. The program exceeded my expectations.  

Eric Perry

Senior Manager - THE Scoular Company
MS-MBA Class of 1999-2001