Economics Graduate Programs
M.A. admission requirements
Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 12 undergraduate credit
hours in economics or in equivalents approved by the graduate advisor
Satisfactory completion of intermediate level courses on microeconomic
and macroeconomic theory. Students not meeting this requirement
will be admitted with conditions and be required to satisfactorily
complete Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 4030) and Intermediate
Macroeconomics (ECON 4060).
Satisfactory completion of at least one course in Calculus. Students
not meeting this requirement will be admitted with conditions and
be required to satisfactorily complete Calculus I (MATH 1220).
- Application deadlines: For fall admission, the application deadline
is April 1. For spring admission, the deadline is August 1. Late applications
will be considered only if space is available.
Ph.D. admission requirements
For admission to the Ph.D. program in applied economics, students must
satisfy all the criteria identified in The Graduate College catalog.
In addition, the Department of Economics requires:
- GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, and analytical)
- Intermediate level micro and macroeconomic theory
- One year of calculus
- A personal statement discussing your career plans
- Three letters of reference from persons in a position to assess
your qualifications for doctoral-level study and likelihood of successful
completion of the Ph.D. degree
- Application deadline: To receive full consideration for financial
assistance, all applications and supporting documents must be received
by February 1. The deadline for admission without financial assistance
is April 1. Late applications will be considered only if space is
student financial assistantship form: A number of assistantships
are awarded to Ph.D. students each year. Recipients are selected by
a department committee on a competitive basis. Financial assistance
is limited to four years.
Dr. C. James Hueng