Who is this program for?
The professional hungry for deeper knowledge.
If you are a young professional looking to grow or augment your skillset to get ahead in the environmental, resource, or agricultural sectors, our program could be a great fit. We have designed our ag & applied economics masters curriculum to deliver the knowledge and technical skills that organizations in these areas need and look for today.
The working parent trying to get ahead.
Our online, access-when-you-can content allows you to work when your schedule allows. Move through course materials in whatever way works best for you while maintaining the support of available faculty and advisors along the way. Specific live help sessions and office hours help you maintain your sense of community without interfering with your busy schedule.
The recent college grad looking to advance their skills further.
Let's face it, an undergraduate degree in today's economy is often not enough to get where you want to go professionally. Our professional online ag and applied economics master's program is designed to give you the skills you need to advance the professional ladder in today's world - technical data science tools, economic frameworks, and social skills included.
You tell us.
While our professional online masters of ag and applied economics is designed for professionals and recent graduates looking to get ahead in the environmental, resource, and agricultural space, Virignia Tech prides itself in being an inclusive community, open to educating anyone who feels they could benefit from our services. If you feel that our applied economics and data science curriculum that incorporates industry and government challenges and opportunities facing the agricultural and resource sectors is right for you, then we want to hear from you.