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Welcome! 

We're so happy that you have enrolled in the MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management Program. This site will serve as a guide to your experience in the Purdue section of the program. Here, you can find information about Purdue resources, specific information about your class (like residency information), information about your financial aid and payments, as well as contact information for Purdue faculty and staff members. 

Requirements to Complete the Program

To earn the master of science degree from Purdue, you are required to complete all 21 credits of the Purdue program with a 3.0 average.

The Purdue courses are as follows:

AGEC 684 – Applied Quantitative Methods for Decision Making (3 credits)
AGEC 681 – Economics for Food and Agribusiness Managers (3 credits)
AGEC 687 – Problem Solving and Project Management for Decision Makers (3 credits)
AGEC 685 – Advanced Quantitative Methods: Decision Making under Uncertainty (3 credits)
AGEC 682 – The Macroeconomic, Trade, and Policy Environment of the Food System (3 credits)
AGEC 688 – Business Analysis Capstone Course (3 credits)
AGEC 686 – Strategic Food and Agribusiness Management (3 credits)

You will also need to have completed at least 15 credits from Indiana University by the end of November of your second year. These 15 credits will be transferred to Purdue and no grade can be below a B-. If you have questions about this requirement, please talk with Taryn.

Kelley School of Business courses transferred to Purdue with a grade of B- or above are:

C521 - Managing Accounting Information for Decision Making (3 credits)
C570 - Strategic Marketing Management (3 credits)
C580 - Operations Management (3 credits)
C540 - Financial Management (3 credits)
C560 - Strategic Management and Business Planning (3 credits)

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Purdue Ag News

Feb 22, 2019

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Feb 21, 2019

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Feb 21, 2019

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