Students are not able to apply to the MA in Economics. The MA may be awarded after completing some of the requirements (30 units) of the PhD in Economics.
For the MS in Economics, please see our website here: https://eller.arizona.edu/programs/masters/econometrics.
The Department of Economics at Arizona prepares students for positions in universities, in the private sector, and in government and non-profit organizations. We offer both a MS and PhD program in which students work closely with faculty to learn valuable skills in microeconomics and econometrics. The Department's faculty has long been among the world's best in experimental economics and in economic history. The Department also maintains a strong focus on microeconomics, particularly industrial organization and labor economics.
Eller College of Management
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
The graduate program in the Department of Economics is designed for Ph.D. students. The department does not admit students intending to pursue a Master's degree. The M.A. option is given to students who either leave the Ph.D. program or wish to obtain a masters while continuing in the Ph.D. program.
Required test(s): GRE
Minimum TOEFL: 79
Applications to the MA are not accepted; students may only apply to the PhD in Economics. The application to the PhD in Economics is due:
Domestic Applicants: January 15
International Applicants: January 15
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
ECON 501A, Graduate Microeconomics I - 3 units
ECON 501B, Graduate Microeconomics II - 3 units
ECON 501C, Graduate Microeconomics III - 3 units
ECON 502, Dynamic Economic Analysis - 3 units
ECON 508, Research Methods in Economics - 3 units
ECON 520, Statistics for Economics - 3 units
ECON 522A, Graduate Econometrics I - 3 units
ECON 522B, Graduate Econometrics II - 3 units
Minimum GPA required: 3.00
Students must choose two 600-level courses from the following list:
ECON 696A, Experimental Economics - 3 units
ECON 696B, Behavioral Economics - 3 units
ECON 696E, Econometric Modeling I - 3 units
ECON 696F, Econometric Modeling II - 3 units
ECON 696H, Labor Economics I - 3 units
ECON 696I, Labor Economics II - 3 units
ECON 696P, Industrial Organization I - 3 units
ECON 696Q, Industrial Organization II - 3 units
ECON 696 U, Game Theory - 3 units
ECON 696X, Economic History I - 3 units
ECON 696Y, Economic History II - 3 units
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.