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Master of Science in Agricultural and AppliedĀ Economics

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: February 15
Spring deadline: September 15

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test Type Total Score Reading Listening Speaking Writing
TOEFL Internet -based 80 17 17 17 17
TOEFL Paper-based 550 52 52 N/A 52
IELTS Academic 6.5 6 6 6 6

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.  
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Agricultural and Applied Economics Program

  • Departmental Application (PDF)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • GRE score report

Prerequisites for the Master Program

Before admission to the M.S. program, a student should have completed at least nine hours of agricultural economics or economics, a course in calculus and one in statistics.

Admission Contact Information

Johnette Blair
138A Mumford Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-3747