This program, jointly offered by the College of Business and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), is designed to train future mid- and upper-level executives for the food and fiber industry, as well as for the public sector.
Graduates from NMSU’s MBA-AB program will have the distinctive advantage of being knowledgeable about U.S. and international food and fiber sectors while holding a fully AACSB International-accredited MBA degree.
Contact: Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
- MBA with Agribusiness Concentration Degree Plan Updated June 14, 2017
If you have not taken a course in Agricultural Policy, you will need to take AEEC 545 (Advanced Agricultural Policy) prior to taking the five Specialization courses mentioned below.
The five 3-hour courses that are included in Specialization in Agribusiness coursework are:
- AEEC 511 Advanced Futures and Options Markets
- AEEC 520 International Agricultural Trade Theory and Policy
- AEEC 526 Global Food Supply Chain Management
- AEEC 551 Advanced Agribusiness Marketing
- AEEC 556 Advanced Agribusiness Management
Students taking a concentration in agribusiness must take the following five 3-hour courses in substitution of five of the courses included in the basic MBA degree program. The five 3-hour courses included in the basic MBA degree program that are not included in Concentration in Agribusiness coursework are:
- ECON 503 Managerial Economics
- MGT 502 Operations Management
- MGT 512 Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions
- MKTG 503 Marketing Management