|The Texas A&M University Graduate CAS online application form is required. Please note that the Master of Agribusiness program is an Interdisciplinary Degree Programs and is not easily found in the new application system. To apply to this program, in the Add Programs link type in Agribusiness in the search bar and this program will populate. While there is no hard deadline for applications, please submit your application as early as possible before your preferred semester. Students desiring consideration for funding should apply by January for Fall admission or by June for Spring admission. Applications are processed as they are received.|
|Statement of Purpose||This one page single space document explains to the Admissions Committee why you believe that a graduate degree will be beneficial in your career. How will it compliment your existing degree? What are your future goals?|
|Graduate Record Examination (GRE)||The GRE Test is required for the AGEC PhD applicants. You will need to accurately report your general GRE scores in the Academic History section of your application. If admitted, you will need to have your test scores sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Graduate CAS (use code 6003) BEFORE you can begin classes at Texas A&M.
The MAB and AGEC MS programs do not require the GRE.
|Grade Point Ratio (GPR)||A minimum GPR of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work, or 3.25 in 30 hours or more of graduate work.|
|Official Transcript||Official transcripts from all previous college/university study must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions. Please click the link to obtain the appropriate addresses.|
|Letters of Recommendation||Three letters of recommendation are required for applicants, preferably from faculty. Letters of recommendation can be submitted online through the Texas A&M University Graduate CAS online application system.
TAMU applicants are not required to submit letters of recommendation if they are applying for the Master of Agribusiness program.
|Resume/CV||Submit a copy of your resume/CV highlighting your education, experience and leadership skills. This should be submitted online through the Texas A&M University Graduate CAS online application system.|
Acceptance into the Department is based on consideration of the following:
- Reference letters
- Work experience/Internships
- Research and Teaching Experience
- Personal Statement
- Grade Point Average both Undergraduate and Graduate (If applicable)
- Graduate Record Examination
The information above is used determine a rubric score that is used to measure the likelihood of success in our graduate programs. The rubric score uses the following weighted categories:
- Past Academic Performance (30%)
- Indicators of Future Success (55%)
- Experience Outside of the Classroom (15%)
You will learn whether you have been admitted via letters to you from the Texas A&M University Office of Admissions or from a letter from the Department of Agricultural Economics. You must formally accept admission through the HOWDY system.