Priority Admission Application Deadlines: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors
Minimum Total Hours: 72 post-bacc
CIP Code: 45.0601
Dept. Code: ECN
Major/College Codes: ECO/AS
College: Arts and Sciences
Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors
The Doctor of Philosophy in Economics prepares students for careers as professional economists in academia, business and government.
Major Research Areas: Health Economics, Industrial Organization, International Trade/Economic Development, Public Economics, Urban and Regional Economics
Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.
- Must have taken the GRE within the preceding five years with target scores of 65th percentile on the verbal portion and 65th percentile on the quantitative portion.
- Minimum of 2 courses in calculus*
- Minimum of 1 course in probability and statistics*
- Undergraduate Intermediate-level microeconomics and undergraduate intermediate-level macroeconomics*
*Applicants must earn a grade of B or better in each of these courses.