Equine Science and Business Executive Specialised Master

Mastère Spécialisé® MESB

The Mastère Spécialisé® in Equine Science and Business –MESB- was designed by expert researchers in equine athlete nutrition, well-known professionals and by the Hippolia equine competitive cluster. The degree was created in 2007 and since has developed a specific model based on its singular identity and strong values which include playing an active role in the industry's development, promoting a passion for horses and offering an international focus.

The MESB MS® is a reference in its field and aims to train managers in the equine industry. The Mastère Spécialisé® in Equine Science and Business is offered by the AgroSup Dijon, engineering school of Agronomy, Food Science and Environment, and therefore fully benefits from its 50 years of experience in engineering and, in particular, its research which is recognised both nationally and internationally.

3 partners

A 15 month-programme


Work placement - 8-12 weeks
4 different companies in the industry throughout France.

Get to Know the Network



Academic courses in Dijon, Caen, and Kentucky.

Project Management
Company Creation
Knowledge Management in Equine Science


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Professional mission - 6 months in a company

Strategic Opportunity Analysis

Admission Requirements


5 year post-secondary school French or international degree (Engineering, Master, Business or Management School degree)

4 year post-secondary school degree for applicants with justification of a three year minimum professional experience.

Derogations (30% maximum):

> 4 year post-secondary school degree with no professional experience
> 3 year post-secondary school degree with professional experience
> Validation of professional experience.



> Applications are reviewed by a selection committee, which assess educational and professional background, professional or trainee experience, non-professional experience, as well as the applicant's motivation and coherent professional project;

> French-English interview with a jury to:

  • go into detail about professional project and the degree,
  • assess the project in terms of finding employment,
  • evaluate the applicant's overall abilities and reasoning skills.

What is a Mastère Spécialisé®?

A Mastère Spécialisé® is a post-graduate degree which is accredited by the prestigious Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE).The Mastère Spécialisé® is a certification guaranteeing international standards of excellence and equivalence, as well as a degree awarded by AgroSup Dijon.

For further information

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Professional support

Each year, the MESB is sponsored by a well-known professional in the equine industry who is part of the applicant selection process. He/she also accompanies the students throughout their degree and facilitates their integration into equine world.


Export Sales Manager, Dauphine, class of 2013

The MESB is a true springboard into the international equine industry. Thanks to this degree's courses, numerous experts from the industry and its large network, I quickly found work as a manager in the sector of equine health. This specialisation helped me to focus my profile to have a competitive edge in the recruitment process in the equine world.


International Project Manager, Delphine, class of 2010

This Specialised Master offers substantial theoretical and practical knowledge, as well as an incredible network. Together they gave me a broad overview of the job opportunities in the equine industry.

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