Accomplishments of the Program
209 graduates as of August 2010
75% employed in US or international private industry
Median starting salaries of reporting graduates were $53,000-$55,000 with internships but no prior work experience. With 2-3 years experience before entering the MAB program, significantly higher re-entry salaries were reported.
Typical MAB Cohort
20 students in each cohort – low student to faculty ratio
25-33% international, 25% non-TAMU, 50% former TAMU
50% entering with life science undergraduate degree
Approximately equal gender ratio
100% career-track work or internship experience
Each Fall and Spring semester, the Intercollegiate Faculty of Agribusiness hosts a Food and Agribusiness Industry Symposium which provides a forum for corporate leaders to share “top-of-mind” issues and insights.
Our Industry Partners program provides frequent interaction for MAB students with industry leaders through Professional Workshops and opportunities to apply for internships.
Professional Workshops give our Industry Partners and other interested companies an opportunities to meet with MAB students to introduce their companies, discuss the skills and talents they are seeking and establish relationships with prospective interns and employees.