Applied Economics Degrees

Minors, Associates and Certificates

Agribusiness (Minor)

The general catalog page for the agribusiness minor as part of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University. Minor requirements and course options are shown on page.

Small Firm Management (Minor)

Students learn economic essentials of operating a small business with emphasis on the College of Ag's majors. Concepts of planning, organizing, marketing, managing, financing, and operating small entrepreneurial businesses are covered.

Undergraduate Degrees

Agribusiness (BS)

Agribusiness is an important field because ag-related industry, from farming and livestock to food production and human nutrition, encompasses a significant portion of careers worldwide.

Applied Economics (BS)

This major helps students develop quantitative skills and a deeper understanding of economic theory and how it specifically pertains to agriculture. Agricultural economists analyze the production, distribution, and consumption of farming goods. They help ...

Farm and Ranch Management Emphasis
Agribusiness (BS)

Gain skills in accounting, finance, management, marketing and risk analysis to be able to own or manage an agriculture production enterprise or firm. Supplement the applied economic training with additional College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences cour...

International Agribusiness Emphasis
Agribusiness (BS)

Combine foreign language skills with business and agricultural knowledge in the only program of its kind in the state. Gain the leadership skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the global marketplace as you study the social, political, and cultural di...

Graduate Degrees

Agribusiness (MS)

The M.S. Agribusiness degree focuses on the competitive environment in the food production and agribusiness industries. The program emphasizes the use of various economic and business analytical methods applied quantitatively to aid in the agribusiness de...

Applied Economics (MS)

The master’s degree in applied economics is a preparatory degree for students wishing to do applied work in areas where economics is the focus of the career. This is an applied degree as opposed to a research degree, meaning students receive the education...

Economics (PhD)

The PhD in economics gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in research. The program emphasizes applied economic theory and quantitative analysis, and students can focus their studies in environmental and natural resource economics, agricult...

Economics and Statistics (MS)

The master’s degree in economics and statistics is a flexible, versatile degree that can help students meet two separate career goals. For students with strong quantitative interests in economics, this program consists of rigorous, doctoral-level coursewo...