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Area of Interest in Agricultural Business

Agricultural Business is a new area of interest within the Business Administration degree, beginning in the 2022 Fall Semester. The new area of interest will require five courses: Introduction to Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Finance, and Farm and Ranch Management, as well as one advisor-approved, upper-level course. The new agricultural business courses are open to all majors.  

“The new agricultural business courses and area of interest within the business administration major will make USI and the Romain College of Business an attractive option for a new set of potential students who wish to contribute to one of the many businesses which are responsible for bringing food to the table,” says Dr. Jill Oeding, Associate Professor of Business Law. “Some students may be attracted to agribusiness courses because they were raised on a farm and wish to pursue a familiar career related to agriculture. Other students may be intrigued by the agricultural sector of the economy and choose to enhance their marketability by learning more about agricultural applications within business.” 

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Marketing MBA

The University of Southern Indiana is expanding its existing Master of Business Administration online programs to include a new concentration in Marketing. Designed specifically to accommodate the lifestyle demands of working professionals, the Marketing MBA is delivered online via accelerated eight-week courses and is affordably priced at $12,900*, with no hidden fees. This MBA is 30 credit hours and can be completed in as few as 11 months.   

Students will develop strategic and tactical marketing expertise through focus on digital marketing, apply consumer behavior models and advanced analytical techniques, gain the knowledge and skills necessary to grow brands, build stronger customer relationships and grow revenue, and become effective marketing leaders in any organization. 

Read more about the online marketing MBA and check out all online MBA programs. 

* Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the USI Board of Trustees.  

Supply Chain Management Certificate

The courses in our new Supply Chain Management certificate program cover global sourcing, logistics management, transportation, warehouse operations, procurement and other operational roles. Students with these skills and education will be competitive in today’s job market for logistics service providers, e-commerce firms, retailers, manufacturers and other companies. 

The 12-credit hour Supply Chain Management certificate has a hybrid offering with coursework being in-person and online. Click here to find out more about the Supply Chain Management certificate.