West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

Title: Master of Science in Agriculture, emphasis in Agricultural Business and Economics
 
Description: Master’s research assistantship available for a graduate student to study the economic impacts of alternative water management strategies and/or policies to conserve water in the Ogallala Aquifer.
 
Qualifications: Applicant must be self-motivated with a good attitude and strong work ethic. Applicant must also possess excellent spreadsheet skills in Excel due to the large amount of data which will be evaluated. Well-developed oral and written communication skills are necessary and the ability to work cooperatively within a team setting is required. Students with a strong interest in natural resource conservation are preferred. Applicant should possess a B.S. in Agribusiness or Agricultural Business and Economics. A Bachelor of Science in a closely related discipline may also be considered if it is determined that their background and experience are sufficient. Applicant must meet the minimum admission requirements of the University and the Department of Agricultural Sciences.
 
Stipend: $16,000 per year plus health insurance
 
Application procedure: Applicant should go to https://www.applytexas.org to apply to the graduate program. The Department of Agricultural Sciences has a secondary application process that will be sent to you once you have applied to the University and sent your official transcripts. Visit our webpage here to learn more about our Master’s program.
 
Contact:
James R. Clark, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
Department of Agricultural Sciences
WTAMU Box 60872
Canyon, TX 79016-0001
Phone: (806) 651-2601
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Bridget Guerrero, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Business and Economics Department of Agricultural Sciences
WTAMU Box 60998
Canyon, TX 79016-0001
Phone 806-651-2614
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