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Agricultural and Food Business Management, B.Sc.

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University rank #156 (QS) , MN,
The Agricultural and Food Business Management major at University of Minnesota Twin Cities is offered jointly by the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and the Carlson School of Management. 


The program provides a balance between applied economics and business management studies, with a limited amount of applied science. Students may elect a variety of courses or minors in their junior and senior years to accommodate special interests and career goals.
Graduates of the curriculum are prepared for a wide range of employment opportunities in the food system and other agribusinesses. Examples of employment areas include finance and banking, management, input, commodity and food marketing, sales, administration, public and industrial relations, production management, economic and statistical analysis, managerial accounting, management information systems, and supply chain management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The curriculum emphasizes concepts and methods from economics and business management and their use in identifying, analyzing, and solving management problems related to food, agriculture, natural resources, and economic development.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Students must complete 26 credits before admission to the program.
Freshman and transfer students are usually admitted to pre-major status before admission to this major.
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.50 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.50 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University
Students are admitted to the major after satisfactory completion of a pre-agricultural and food business management program. Admission standards are developed in conjunction with the Carlson School of Management.

Tuition Fee

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    25960 USD/year
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  • National

    14760 USD/year
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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