The objective of the Ph.D. program in Economics is to prepare students for research careers in academe, business, and government. The program focuses on Environmental and Natural Resource (ENR) economics and equips students with theoretical, conceptual and quantitative skills to research a broad range of ENR problems in a thoughtful and rigorous manner.
International Student Requirements:
In order to enroll in graduate classes, students must have obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree, prior to the start of the term for which the student is admitted, from a regionally accredited institution or from a recognized foreign institution. International students are not eligible for nondegree/certificate status unless they hold an eligible visa. International applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early. Also, international applicants should ensure all supporting documents, including those required to issue an I-20, are received by the stated application deadline. Only official documentation is accepted and it is the student's responsibility to submit all documents by the application deadline.