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Agrimarketing : Career Supplement Canada
27 • Thesis Option: Students selecting this option will complete the degree core requirements of 9 hours, 12 hours of business courses, 3 hours of advanced agribusiness courses, 6 hours of Master 's Thesis (AGR 499) and 6 hours of electives. • Non-thesis Option: This option requires a synthesizing experience consisting of three hours of Independent Study (AGR 400) under the direction of a major adviser and with the approval of an advisory committee. Students selecting this option will also com- plete the degree core requirements of 9 hours, 12 hours of business courses, 3 hours of advanced agribusiness courses, and 9 hours of electives. IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY Contact Name/Title: Lori Youngberg Contact Phone: 800/747-4478 Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Dept. Web Site: www.agde.iastate.edu Programs Offered: Masters of Agriculture, Master of Science in Agricultural Education, Master of Science in Agronomy, Master of Science in Seed Technology and Business, and the Community Development Master's Program. ISU's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers many opportuni- ties for professionals in Ag-Business to continue their education online. Through our online courses and pro- grams, we give students the chance to continue to work full time while gaining important knowledge about many different areas of Agriculture Business. With our award winning faculty and online programs, we give stu- dents the opportunity to learn from the best no matter their location. We offer in-state tuition and fees and top notch student services for all students involved in our online courses and programs. Our College of Agriculture and Life Sciences distance education options let you pursue Your Education: Your Way. KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Location: Manhattan, KS Contact Name/Title: Lynnette Brummett Contact Phone: 785/532-4495 Contact E-mail: email@example.com Dept. Web Site: www.mab.ksu.edu Programs Offered: The Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program at K-State is an internet-based degree designed for food and agribusiness professionals. The program provides an opportunity to earn a master 's degree for those who have a desire to obtain graduate level business and economics training while continuing their career. The cohort-style structure, along with the technology used to deliver course materials and multi-audio chat sessions, affords students support and flexibility and the opportunity to develop lasting professional relationships. MAB students are employed in all phases of the food and agribusiness sector and are located throughout the U.S. and more than 20 other countries --- creating a diverse learning environ- ment for all students. MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY Location: Mississippi State, MS Contact Name/Title: Dr. Stan Spurlock Contact Phone: 662/325-7995 Contact E-mail: spurlock@agecon. msstate.edu Dept. Web Site: www.agecon. msstate.edu Programs Offered: Master of Agribusi- ness Management. The degree is designed for students who may or may not have an undergraduate degree in agribusiness. There are 20 hours of core course requirements, including a 3-hour internship. Then there are 14 more course hours that are based on the student's under- graduate background. NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY Location: Raleigh, NC Contact Name/Title: Dr. Gary Moore Contact Phone: 919/515-1756 Contact E-mail: gary_moore@ ncsu.edu Dept. Web Site: http://www.cals. ncsu.edu/agexed/grad/grad.html Programs Offered: Agricultural and Extension Education. The Department of Agricultural and Extension Educa- tion offers two graduate programs through distance education. The Teacher Education Certification Pro- gram in Agriculture is designed for students with a baccalaureate degree in an agricultural discipline or closely related field. After completing the program (typically 24 credit hours), the student receives a Graduate Cer- tificate or Licensure in Education for Agricultural Professionals (LEAP) and a North Carolina Teaching License, honored in 40 other states. The Master's of Agricultural Education degree or GRAEDE (Graduate Agri- cultural and Extension Distance Education) is designed for agricultural teachers, extension agents and other agricultural professionals involved in education. PURDUE UNIVERSITY AND INDIANA UNIVERSITY KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Location: West Lafayette, IN Contact Name/Title: Luanna DeMay Contact Phone: 765/494-4270 Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Dept. Web Site: www.agecon. purdue.edu/agribusiness Programs Offered: MS-MBA in Food and Agricultural Business The MS-MBA program is a collaboration between Purdue University's College of Agriculture and Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. This 27 month program is mostly given via distance education and awards a master 's degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University. Requirements for the program are: a bachelor 's degree; 3 years of work experience; employer recommendation; The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the GRE; and TOEFL for international applicants. Classes begin each August and applications are currently being accepted for August of 2010. SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY Location: Brookings, SD Contact Names/Title: Dr. Van Kelley Contact Phone: 605/688-5141 Contact E-mail: van.kelley@ sdstate.edu