Professional Master of Science Degree in 

International Agribusiness (PMIA)


Our goal is to provide students in the Professional MS in International Agribusiness with the necessary education and training to obtain a high profile marketing and management position in the Agribusiness sector. We anticipate that graduates will find fulfilling careers working with international clientele in the dynamic and rapidly growing international Food & Agribusiness Industry.​​​​

​​​Study in a department that has a global reputation and leading role in research, education and outreach. Purdue Agricultural Economics ​maintains close connections with several major multinational and North American agribusiness firms.​​​​​​​​ 

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Many of our students take part in internships with U.S. companies. If you're an employer looking to recruit professional international agribusiness students, visit this link to learn more about our program and what our students have to offer.


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About the International AgriBusiness Progr​​am

Program Overview:

  • Non-Thesis Degree

  • Pay regular Purdue tuition and fees at applicable graduate student rates (Cost of Purdue Website)

  • Finish in 12-15 months

  • Work with more than 40 faculty members 

  • Experience summer internships & study-abroad opportunities 

  • Access to Purdue scholarship and part-time employment opportunities, except for tuition remission

Requirements for Admission: 

  • Undergrad Cumulative GPA of 3.0, GRE - no minimum score. Learn more​


Benefits of the PMIA Program: 

  • Purdue Diploma - the same as all MS students in the department 

  • Purdue Transcript - with a concentration in International Agribusiness 

  • Purdue Connections - network with US agribusiness firm executives 

  • Purdue Professors - individual advice and guidance on your project 

  • Purdue Courses - access to all regular campus courses 

  • Purdue Network - 100 other graduate students in the department 

  • Purdue Facilities - access to all Purdue gyms, pools, busses, etc.


Plan of Study


Includes 15 credits of economic theory, 6 credits of quantitative methods, 9 credits of electives.


Course Requirements

​Course Code
​Credits ​Course Name
​1st Year, Fall Semester​
​   ECON 51100​3​Microeconomic Theory
​   AGEC 55200​3​Linear Programming
​   AGEC 52600​3​International Marketing for Agr- and Food Business
​   AGEC 57100​1​Emerging Global Issues
​   Electives*​0-8
​1st Year, Spring Semester ​​
​   ECON 51200​3​Macroeconomic Theory
​   AGEC 65000​3​Econometrics I
​   AGEC 53000​3​Strategic Agribusiness Management
​   AGEC 57200​2​International Market Opportunities
​   Electives*​0-7
​1st Year, Summer Semester​ ​
​   AGEC 59800​3​Internship, Study Abroad or Capstone Project
​2nd Year, Fall Semester ​ ​
​   AGEC 57300​3​Business Plan Development
​   Electives* 
​0-15
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​Total Credits​​36+
 
*Approved by advisor. Minimum 9 credits total. Recommend 6 credits from AGEC, and 3 credits from AGRY, ANSC, ASM, BTNY, ENTM, FNR, FS, or HORT.


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