Agribusiness and Applied Economics


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A bachelor degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, or Agribusiness offers the graduate a variety of career opportunities including business ownership, political analyst, international business, banking and lending, farm or ranch management, financial consulting, education, commodity trading, marketing, transportation analyst, law, natural resources, management in small and large companies, firms; and the list goes on.

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Many students gain invaluable practical experience through an internship during their final years at NDSU. These professional relationships can substantially improve employment opportunities after graduation. Internships and other career-related work experience are an opportunity to integrate classroom study with real-world experience.


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