The doctorate in economic education is designed to train the next generation of leaders in this fast-growing field. It is a joint program of the Economics Department and the School of Education.
The field of economic education focuses on developing and evaluating economic and financial literacy programs and curricula in the K-12 school system, universities and a wide variety of outreach programs.
Traditionally, professionals and scholars in this field have been trained in either economics or education, with little or no formal training in the other area. This is no longer adequate. The increasing complexity and importance of economics in today’s world requires scholars and leaders who have a deeper understanding of both disciplines.
The program draws on the strengths of the University of Delaware’s economics and education graduate programs and on UD’s nationally-recognized Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship.
The 2020-2021 UD published graduate student tuition rate per credit hour:
Economic Education–PHD (CHED): $950.00
Economic Education–PHD (LCBE): $950.00
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Michael Arnold, Chair of the Department of Economics,
Chrystalla Mouza, Director of the School of Education,
Thomas Bridges, Program Co-Coordinator, Department of Economics,
Gary T. Henry,