Montana State University

Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172920
Bozeman, MT 59717-2920

Tel: (406) 994-3701
Fax: (406) 994-4838
Location: 306 Linfield Hall

Department Head:

Dr. Wendy Stock


Dr. Gilpin and students

The Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics offers several degree programs: a major and minor in economics through the College of Letters and Science, and a major and minor in agricultural business through the College of Agriculture.

Our programs provide a broad education involving the domestic and international economy and include the study of institutions, policy, and the tools of analysis. 

Our students prepare for careers in:

  • Business
  • Banking
  • Financial markets
  • Insurance
  • Law
  • Management
  • Consulting
  • National, state, and local governments
  • Teaching positions
  • Graduate study in economics and in related fields (including business administration, finance, public policy, and law)

Students considering graduate school in economics, law, or careers in environmental sciences are encouraged to follow the "tracks" below.

Economics Program

Agribusiness Program