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Agricultural and Applied Economics

Virginia Tech’s Online Master of Ag and Applied Economics is geared toward individuals who want to achieve next-level knowledge in applied economics and data analysis. These skill sets prepare graduates of the program with the expertise to tackle challenges and opportunities that businesses and governments face. 

The program is preparing students for high-paying positions as business strategists, data analysts, managers, consultants, and more. Our alumni are recruited by employers like ExxonMobil, Smithfield Foods, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Pinnacle Foods, Farm Credit, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, Virginia Corn Growers Association, U.S. Department of Defense, Conagra Brands, Croplife America, and Virginia Economic Development Partnership.

Accolades and Facts ...

  • Ranked one of the BEST for earning a master’s degree in economics online by
  • The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity performed an analysis on the return on investment for 14,000 Master’s and advanced degrees in the U.S. Graduates of our program can expect to see earnings of over $140,000 mid-career.
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