MS Non-Thesis Option
Graduates with the non-thesis option have careers in Agri-Finance, real estate and appraisal, commodity trading, and management positions. This option requires a minimum of 36 credit hours. Non-thesis students must complete a professional paper that shows evidence of an ability to complete an applied research project, including defining the project’s objectives, analyzing the problem, and writing the results in acceptable manuscript form. The final oral examination covers coursework and a professional paper.