University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

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Business/Agriculture (MBA/MAg)

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Agriculture, General
Business/Commerce, General
Description:Develop your leadership potential in the growing and changing world markets for agrology, agribusiness and food industries. Our MBA/MAg (Master of Agriculture) joint degree is designed for individuals interested in pursuing an advanced degree in agriculture with a strong management focus.

Trends in the agriculture and food sectors show an increased demand for leaders with diverse skills and knowledge of both the management and technical aspects of the industry. The degree offers opportunities to pursue your interest and goals in agronomy, agribusiness, food industries, environmental conservation sciences, or environmental planning. The Alberta School of Business in partnership with the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences offers the joint MBA/MAg that can be completed full-time in two years or on a part-time basis in up to six years. This unique program allows individuals with an undergraduate degree and several years of professional work experience the opportunity to combine management courses with advanced studies in agriculture, environment or food related fields.
URL:Business/Agriculture (MBA/MAg) at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,645
Careers:Agrologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*83
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Students with a BSc, BA or BComm degree with a 3.0 GPA and with at least 2 years of relevant professional experience will be admissible to this program. Applicants must follow the admission procedures and meet the admission requirements of both the Alberta School of Business and the Department of Rural Economy (or other ALES department).

    Test Scores:
    • Graduate Management Admission Test [min. 550]
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. ] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Work Experience
    The following criteria are used in assessing applications: - A minimum of two years of work experience - GMAT score (min of 550) - Three letters of reference - English Language Proficiency for Non-native English speakers

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 07, 2019