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Agrimarketing : Career Supplement USA
Dept. Web Site: http://abe.sdstate. edu/ Programs Offered: The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Depart- ment has designed a curriculum to enhance a student's career options. Undergraduate degree programs are available in Agricultural Systems Technology and Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. The faculty has expertise in the areas of bio- energy, water, environment and nat- ural resources, and farm machinery. The department offers many hands- on laboratory classes and opportuni- ties for students to work with profes- sors on cutting edge research projects. Most students complete an industry internship as part of their degree program. TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY Location: College Station, TX Contact Name/Title: Dr. Eluned Jones Contact Phone: 979/845-6784 Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Dept. Web Site: agecon.tamu.edu/ graduate/MAB.shtml Programs Offered: Master of Agribusi- ness. The Master of Agribusiness (MAB), an intercollegiate profes- sional degree offered by the Depart- ment of Agricultural Economics and the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, is uniquely focused on the food and agribusiness sector with an emphasis on applying eco- nomic analysis and quantitative methods as the basis for business decision-making. Case-based research and team per- formance are the cornerstones of the integrated strategic management and finance capstone courses. The MAB focuses on developing analytical skills through team projects, presentations, and written analyses that develop competence and confidence, which quickly translates into performance in the workplace upon graduation. UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Location: Gainesville, FL Contact Names/Title: Allen Wysocki; Jessica L. Herman Contact Phone: Wysocki 352/392-1826, ext. 403; Herman 352/392-1826, ext. 200 Contact E-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org Dept. Web Site: www.fred.ifas. ufl.edu/programs_mab.php Programs Offered: Master of Agribusiness or Master of Science with Concentration in Aribusiness (two separate non-thesis degrees in Agribusiness) The MAB and MSAB degrees are specifically designed for students seeking careers in sales, marketing, and management with organizations that operate primarily in the food industry and agribusiness sector. Students may elect to focus their studies in specialized areas such as strategic sales, international agribusiness marketing, human resource management and the futures market. The curriculum includes courses in human resources management, agribusiness market- ing, finance, public policy, sales, risk management, and organizational behavior. The degree program the student enters is dependent upon their undergraduate background. UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada Contact Name/Title: Robin McClelland Contact Phone: 780/492-4225 Contact E-mail: robin.mcclelland@ ualberta.ca Dept. Web Site: http://www.ales. ualberta.ca/re/ Programs Offered: Master of Business Administration and Master of Agri- culture. Develop your leadership potential in the growing and chang- ing world markets for agrology, agribusiness and food industries. The University of Alberta MBA/MAg (Master of Agriculture) joint degree is designed for individu- als interested in pursuing an advanced degree in agriculture with a strong management focus. UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH Location: Guelph, ON Contact Name/Title: Patti Lago Contact Phone: 888/622-2474 Contact E-mail: email@example.com Dept Web Site: www.mbi.uoguelph.ca Programs Offered: On-Line MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management 4-year undergraduate degree and 3 years of recent Agribusiness experience or 3 year degree or diploma and 5 years of Agribusiness experience. 36 LOOKING TO THE FUTURE/continued from page 35 From AgCareers.com Master of Agriculture Agricultural Extension Education O ering Distance or On-Campus Courses IOWA STATE UNIVER SITY www.agde.iastate.edu Distance Education College of Agriculture and Life Sciences