Economics PhD, MA, MS, MA/MBA ApplyInquire

The Department of Economics offers programs leading to PhD, MA, and MS degrees in Economics, and combined MA/MBA degrees. The PhD, MA, and MS programs emphasize applied economics with areas of specialization including econometrics, international economics and development, industrial organization, labor economics, applied macroeconomics, public economics, financial economics, environmental economics, and regional economic development. The MA/MBA program combines applied economics with traditional MBA skills.

The curricula provide students with a balance between a core of microeconomic, macroeconomic, and econometric theory and a wide variety of applied courses. These programs are designed to prepare individuals for professional careers involving the application of economic analysis in both the public and private sectors, including academia.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BA/MA in Economics or the 4+1 BS/MS in Economics. A dual degree in the MBA & MA in Economics programs is available to graduate students.

UD Tuition:

The University of Delaware published graduate student tuition base rate for graduate credit in 2016-17 is $1,720 per credit hour. UD Deans may offer adjustments to students in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.

DE Resident: $780;   US Student: $1350
International: $1350



Application Deadline:

January-15 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


For more about this program contact:
407 Purnell Hall
Newark, DE 19716
302-831-2566 • Email >



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