Wes Hickman (202 224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864 250-1417)
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced South Carolina State University will receive a $198,483 grant to support the Masters of Business Administration Degree Program in Agribusiness.
The program is designed for students who wish to pursue either professional management positions in agricultural business or further graduate studies at institutions leading to a Ph.D. in agribusiness or agricultural economics. Students are prepared for a wide range of professional employment opportunities in management, agricultural marketing, finance, sales, research, administration, public service, etc.
“The importance of agribusiness will continue to increase as we prepare to feed the growing population of our country and the world in the future,” said Graham. “I am proud that South Carolina State is preparing future leaders in this field with this innovative program.”
The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.