Applied Economics and Management, M.P.S. (Ithaca)

Program Description

Our graduate field has a rich tradition of producing top graduates through its rigorous but flexible program led by the Dyson School's internationally known faculty. In addition to courses offered by the graduate field of Applied Economics and Management, graduate students are encouraged to take advantage of graduate courses offered throughout Cornell’s world-class College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, as well as the University’s 13 other top-ranked colleges and schools.

Program Description

The Master of Professional Studies (Agriculture) is a terminal degree for persons with experience who want additional training pertinent to their profession. In addition, the M.P.S. (Agriculture and Life Sciences) program has a Peace Corp option in which the student undertakes two semesters of academic work at Cornell and a Peace Corp assignment. For more information and instruction on how to apply, visit the M.P.S. (Agriculture and Life Sciences)/Peace Corps Web site,, or contact International Programs, 252 Emerson Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853; phone 607-255-3037; email

Those interested in this field may also want to investigate the related fields listed under Economics in "Opportunities for Study" in the Graduate School Catalog.

Contact Information

Phone: 607 255-8048

201 Warren Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-7801

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Concentrations by Subject

  • applied behavioral economics and individual choice
  • environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • food and agricultural economics
  • international and development economics
  • management


2017-2018: $52,612

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

MPS degree with a concentration in  Applied Behavioral Economics and Individual Choice, your application will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with decisions made by February 15th for any application received before December 15th, and within eight weeks of submission for any application received after December 15th. For additional information, please visit the fields website. Final Fall deadline April 15th.

Requirements Summary: