Sep 30, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Plant and Soil Science, B.S. / Agribusiness, M.A.B. – Online

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The Master of Agribusiness (M.A.B.) pragmatically combines applied economics and business training – all set in the context of preparing students for a successful career in agribusiness. The M.A.B. allows students in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, once admitted to the Master of Agribusiness program, to enroll in up to six hours of courses at the graduate level that would also count toward their undergraduate degree.

Courses that can count for the Master of Agribusiness degree and for the BS in Plant and Soil Science (as hours of “approved electives”):

PSS 4314 – Management of Horticultural Enterprises  / PSS 5317 – Adv. Nursery Management  

PSS 4316 – Landscape Water Conservation & Ecology  / PSS 5318 – Adv. Turfgrass Physiology & Ecology  

PSS 4318 – Landscape Pest Management   / PSS 5314 – Turf and Ornamental Pest Management  

Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management  / PSS 5331 – Adv. Plant Nutrient Management  

PSS 4411 – Controlled Environment Crop Production   / PSS 5415 – Adv. Greenhouse Crop Production  

PSS 4330 – Environmental Soil Chemistry   / PSS 5330 – Adv. Environmental Soil Chemistry  

PSS 4337 – Environmental Soil Science   / PSS 6331 – Adv. Environmental Soil Science  

PSS 4421 – Principles of Weed Science   / PSS 5429 – Adv. Principles of Weed Science  


The Master of Agribusiness Degree Program requires a total of 36 credit hours.

The 4 semester program includes one semester where students will be accomplishing a paid internship at a targeted company to fit their future career goals. An overview of the program can be found at:

The program is also listed as the #1 online master’s degrees in agricultural business in 2020:

Students can apply for the program through this link:

Students who would like to discuss the M.A.B. choice can contact the M.A.B. Coordinator by email at: or call to 806.834.6881.

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