The Department of Economics offers graduate work leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree.
Our Doctoral program admits students with strong quantitative backgrounds and prepares them for careers in academia and for research positions in government, international organizations, and consulting.
The candidate for an advanced degree may specialize in the following fields: development economics, econometrics, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics (which includes health and human resource economics), macroeconomics, microeconomics, environmental, and public economics. This list may change with the composition of the faculty.
Our Ph.D. Program is Designated as a STEM Program. This allows international students the opportunity to request an extension to their OPT. For more information, please visit the website.