Learn why Garret Baldwin chose MS-MBA

Dual-degree online master's

To successfully lead in today's complex food and agribusiness marketplace,you need general business management expertise, as well as industry-specific knowledge. The MS-MBA in Food and agribusiness Management is the only industry-focused graduate program that allows you to continue your career while pursuing two master's degrees from reputable universities - an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and an MS in agricultural economics from Purdue University's College of Agriculture.

Learn why Garrett Baldwin, Class of 2011-2013, chose the MS-MBA. Read here.

Top 5 reasons to choose the MS-MBA

  1. “Go to class” when and where you want

    More than 85 percent of the MS-MBA is delivered online, and you don’t have to log-in at a specific time or place. You control when and where you want to study based on your schedule.

  2. Earn two degrees from well-known universities

    In 27 months, you earn an MBA from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, a Top 20 business school, and an MS in agricultural economics from Purdue University's College of Agriculture, ranked No. 6 in the world by Quacquarelli Symonds. Concerned about online delivery? The MS-MBA program online curriculum mirrors what you would find on each campus.

  3. Learn relevant and immediately applicable content

    Credentialed faculty members balance theory with real-life application to strengthen your critical-thinking skills. Through the capstone project, you transfer classroom concepts to the workplace by focusing on a significant issue at your company.

  4. Network and build lifelong relationships

    Your MS-MBA classmates represent various sectors of the food and agribusiness industry. By exchanging experiences and ideas through online courses and the five one-week residencies, you expand your professional network and establish lifelong friendships.

  5. Experience global business situations

    Exploring issues from a global perspective throughout the MS-MBA prepares you for the ultimate experience a one-week international residency. The trip exposes you to first-hand global business situations and solidifies classroom discussions surrounding international challenges and opportunities.

Application Deadline

Although there is no concrete application deadline for the MS-MBA, it is suggested that all material be submitted by late spring, 2014. Keep in mind that each cohort reaches capacity at 30 students. For more information contact program manager, Luanna DeMay, to help guide you through the application process. As of April 21, 2014 there are fifteen open spaces for the upcoming cohort so do not delay!

The MS-MBA begins once a year, in mid-August. If you are interested in becoming part of the 2014 cohort, apply now. Contact Luanna DeMay for further information.

International applicants should apply as soon as possible due to Kelley School of Business and graduate school deadlines.

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