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Mike Ellerbrock stands in front of a blackboard facing his students while teaching during his economics class.
Mike Ellerbrock teaches economics to a group of undergraduates.


The department of Agricultural and Applied Economics offers both a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness and a Bachelors of Science in Applied Economic Management. Agricultural and Applied Economics takes a hands-on approach to economics, not only introducing students to economic theory but also applying it to real world events. 


The department offers a traditional Masters of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics with several specializations at both levels. 

The department now also offers an Online MS in Ag & Applied Economics that combines data science with economic principles for working professionals.

Undergraduate Program Contacts

Mike Ellerbrock
Undergraduate Program Director
218 Hutcheson Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Katie White
Undergraduate Advisor
309 Hutcheson Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

AAEC Student Ambassadors

Graduate Program Contacts

Klaus Moeltner
Graduate Program Director
312 Hutcheson Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Normand Adams 
Graduate Program Coordinator
309-B Hutcheson Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-0913
Fax: 540-231-7417