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Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English

Start dates
Murfreesboro
Spring

Murfreesboro
Fall

About this program

Agribusiness B.S.

As the demands placed on the world's food supply continue to build, so does the importance of managing the farms and supply lines that help meet those demands. Dairy or meat, crop or herd, barn or warehouse—MTSU's farm labs, fully operational dairy facility, and multiple agri-industry partnerships provide a hands-on, experiential learning environment that is hard to beat.

Admission requirements

Standardized tests

Official scores: ACT 22 or SAT 1020

English language proficiency

  • TOEFL iBT: 61
  • TOEFL paper-based: 500
  • IELTS 5.5
  • ITEP 3.6
  • Also accepted:
    • ELS Level 110 (completed)

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Sports Programs

Sports :

Soccer

Hockey

Rugby

Golf

Basketball

Weightlifting

Swimming

Volleyball

E-Sports

Scholarships available:

  • Grade 1:  $60,000 - full ride 
  • Grade 2: $45,000
  • Grade 3: $26,000
  • Grade 4 : $10,000

*All scholarships are based on a 3.0 GPA

  • Division: NCAA Division I-A (all sports) (8M/9W)
  • Conference: Conference USA
  • Nickname: Blue Raiders
  • Mascot: Lightning
  • Colours: Royal Blue (PMS 300) and White

Mission Statement

The Athletic Program promotes excellence in athletics and provides academic and athletic opportunities for every student-athlete, the university, and the community. Building on tradition, the program advances the university's regional and national stature and creates opportunities for innovative partnerships throughout the region. Middle Tennessee State University continually works to maximise human, financial and physical resources to create and heighten the quality of its sports programs.


Contact information:

  • Chris Massaro 
  • Director of Athletic Recruitment 

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Program content

  • Agribusiness: Fundamentals and Applications
  • Introduction to Agribusiness
  • Principles of Agricultural Economics
  • Real Property Law for Commerce and Agriculture
  • Avocational Agriculture
  • Value Added Agriculture
  • Milk Processing and Marketing
  • Agritourism
  • Agricultural Price Analysis and Price Management
  • Economics of Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Agricultural Policy
  • Agricultural Cooperatives
  • Equine Industry
  • Internship in Agribusiness
  • International Agriculture
  • Fruit and Vegetable Marketing
  • The Food Industry
  • Principles of Food Processing
  • Food Quality Control
  • Food Safety Issues from Production to Consumption

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition

International students:

  • Tuition: $27,742 US
  • Room and Board: $8,976 US
  • Total Fees: $36,718 US

Domestic students:

Please contact the school for more information about tuition fees.

Qualification

A student majoring in Agribusiness can earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. Other majors in the School of Agriculture leading to a B.S. are Animal Science, Animal Science with a concentration in Horse Science, and Plant and Soil Science.

Although it is not designated as a concentration, students may also take courses in pursuit of an Agricultural Education Certificate. Undergraduate and graduate minors are available in Agriculture.

Continuing studies

Graduate study includes the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Horse Science with concentrations in Equine Education, Equine Physiology, and Industry Management.

Career paths

The pursuit of an Agribusiness Bachelor of Science prepares students for work in an industry that has never been more important to the local, national, and global economies. Examples include

  • Agricultural-related lawyer
  • Agricultural policy analyst
  • Crop producer
  • Farm appraiser
  • Farm manager
  • Financier
  • Grain and livestock buyer
  • Grain merchandiser
  • International marketer
  • Logistics manager
  • Market analyst
  • Marketing head
  • Quality controller
  • Sales representative
  • Teacher

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Middle Tennessee State University

Middle Tennessee State University is a public university in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the university consists of eight undergraduate colleges as well as a college of graduate studies, together offering more than 80 majors/degree programs through more than 35...


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MTSU is recognized for broad, high-quality academic programs, affordable costs and competitive prices, an outstanding teaching faculty, modern infrastructure with new residence halls, academic classrooms, sports facilities, and state of the art facilities, and a welcoming, friendly campus where diversity is appreciated and all students will be valued and respected.

Contact info

Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU Box 120 Peck Hall 208
1301 East Main Street
37132 Murfreesboro Tennessee
United States of America

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