Thank you for your interest in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics at Montana State University. We understand that choosing an academic program is a big decision. In fact, our department strives to train students to examine information objectively and critically so they can make sound decisions about important issues. With that in mind, we invite you to take a look at our undergraduate and graduate programs and see how they can serve as a springboard to your future.  

About Us

Our department is housed under the College of Agriculture (Agricultural Business) and the College of Letters and Science (Economics). Additionally, our Financial Engineering major is an interdisciplinary effort between the DAEE and the College of Engineering. Students in our undergraduate and graduate programs have gone on to make meaningful contributions in agriculture, business, public policy, law, government, advanced education, industry and research.

After you take a look at our programs, please let us know how we can assist you in making your decision. We're happy to meet with you either in person or virtually to answer your questions.

Undergraduate Programs

Agricultural Business - Major and Minor

Economics - Major and Minor

Financial Engineering - Major and Minor

 Graduate Programs:

Master's degree in Applied Economics

Graduate Certificate in Applied Economic Analysis

Still Have Questions? Meet with a Student Success Coordinator:


Student Success Coordinator - Monica Martinez

Location:  303 Linfield Hall
Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: 406-994-3702  Email Us


Economics First Year & Transfer Student Advisor - Jeffrey Nelson

Location: Wilson Hall 1-106
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 406-994-4202  Email Us 


 About MSU and Bozeman:

Arial view of Bozeman

Montana State University is a top-notch research university located in beautiful Bozeman, a city with a small-town vibe and big-city amenities. With a stunning backdrop of mountains, ample powder for ski enthusiasts, hiking and biking trails around every corner, world-class museums, a vibrant nightlife, locally owned restaurants, and Yellowstone National Park in our backyard, it's easy to see why MSU and Bozeman consistently appear high on "best of" lists ranking educational institutions and quality of life.

Some of our recent mentions include: