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Chairperson: Rod Barr

Program Advisor: 

Graduate Faculty: Nigel Hoilett, Arley Larson, Callie Mullins, Thomas Zweifel

Department Telephone: (660) 562-1155

Students in the School of Agricultural Sciences may participate in three master’s degree programs: the M.S., M.S.Ed., and M.B.A., the latter with an emphasis in Agricultural Economics. All those pursuing a degree program must meet the general requirements of the Graduate School before they are admitted to candidacy. Students pursuing the M.B.A. with an emphasis in Agricultural Economics must meet the requirements for admission and retention as specified by the Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth College of Business and Professional Studies. The Department of Agricultural Sciences requires that all students must have completed 24 hours of acceptable undergraduate coursework in agriculture prior to admission to candidacy. Students must complete at least 16 hours of 600-level courses during their 32-hour graduate program.

Agriculture graduate students may not take more than three hours of independent study, problems, special topics and special methods and materials courses as a part of their master’s degree program.