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Master of Agricultural Engineering (MS, MBA)

School of Science and Engineering
Atlantic International University

The Master of Agricultural Engineering (MS, MBA) program objective is to prepare students so that they are able to apply their knowledge in their chosen field of work.  Sample core courses include: Farm Production Engineering, Aqua cultural Engineering, Ergonomics, Trade Policy, among others. The Master of Agricultural Engineering program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic record and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. This flexibility to meet student needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our online program does not require all students to take the same subjects/courses, use the same books, or learning materials. Instead, the online Master of Agricultural Engineering curriculum is designed individually by the student and academic advisor. It specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work. Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design is the hallmark of AIU’s unique approach to adult education. This philosophy addresses the dynamic and constantly changing environment of working professionals by helping adult students in reaching their professional and personal goals within the scope of the degree program.

Important: Below is an example of the topics or areas you may develop and work on during your studies. By no means is it a complete or required list as AIU programs do not follow a standardized curriculum. It is meant solely as a reference point and example. Want to learn more about the curriculum design at AIU? (Course and Curriculum)

Core Courses and Topics in Agricultural Engineering:

  • Political Economy of Agricultural and Trade Policy
  • Informational Economics and Institutions in Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Professional Practice in Agricultural Economics
  • Crop Productivity Management
  • Livestock Production Systems
  • Integrated Watershed Management
  • Farm Management Economics
  • Farm Production Engineering
  • Agricultural Automation
  • Agricultural Systems Analysis
  • Analysis of Food System Organization and Performance
  • Commodity Market Analysis
  • Field Data Collection and Analysis
  • Institutional and Behavioral Economics
  • Ergonomics Design and Testing of Agricultural Equipment
  • Agricultural Environments
  • Controlled Environment Agriculture
  • Crop Eco-physiology and Modeling
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Agricultural Watershed Systems
  • Agricultural Sector and Policy Analysis
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Agricultural Soil Mechanics
  • Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques
  • Aqua cultural Engineering

Orientation Courses:

  • Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
  • Organization Theory (Portfolio)
  • Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
  • Academic Evaluation (Questionnaire)   
  • Fundament of Knowledge (Integration Chart)   
  • Fundamental Principles I  (Philosophy of Education)
  • Professional Evaluation (Self Evaluation Matrix)    
  • Development of Graduate Study (Guarantee of an Academic Degree) 

Research Project in Agricultural Engineering:

Masters Thesis Project
MBM300 Thesis Proposal
MBM302 Master Thesis (7,500 words)
Publication: Each Master of Agricultural Engineering graduate is encouraged to publish their research papers either online in the public domain or through professional journals and periodicals worldwide.

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Job Description Master of Agricultural Engineering

Agricultural engineers use their knowledge to solve the problems of farmers and the agricultural industry. They work to improve the quality and increase the production of farm products. Most agricultural engineers work for manufacturing companies that design and supply equipment. In these companies engineers work in sales, research and development, marketing, advertising, and management. Some engineers teach in colleges and universities. Others work as technical writers and editors for agricultural publications. Engineers also do extension service work or work for banks or insurance companies. A few are self-employed as consultants to farmers, manufacturers, and government agencies.

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