The University of Florida

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Food and Resource Economics MS & PhD


PO Box 114000, 222 Criser Hall

PO Box 115705

Gainesville, FL 32653

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Food and Resource Economics;, Ph.D.- Food and Resource Economics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Courses in the MS and Ph.D. programs are designed to provide broad training in applied economics as it relates to food production, marketing, trade, regional economics and natural resource issues. The graduate curriculum emphasizes economic theory, quantitative methods, empirical analysis and public policy. Program flexibility permits specialization aimed toward preparation towards for careers in teaching, extension, research, management, and foreign and domestic service with agencies of federal and state governments and other public agencies and private business. The department participates in programs with the Center for Latin American Studies, African Studies, Tropical Agriculture, the College of Natural Resources and Environment, College of Law, and the Florida Sea Grant Program.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Domestic students are eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

Locale: Midsize City

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