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The Ph.D. in Economics emphasizes analytical and quantitative skills. You'll be exposed to a broad range of contemporary policy issues. This degree will prepare you for careers in academia, business, or government.

Ph.D. in Economics Program Requirements

Earning Your Degree

In your first two semesters of study, you will receive rigorous training in three core areas:

  1. Microeconomics
  2. Macroeconomics
  3. Econometrics

After completing the core sequences, you will choose three fields of specialization for intensive study.

For most students, work on the dissertation begins in the third year and occupies them through the fourth or fifth year of residence.

Steps to Fulfill a Doctoral Program