Dec 13, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 


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Economics Department  

Economics Program

The Economics Department offers the Master of Arts degree and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in economics. 

M.A. requirements: A minimum of 36 credits of course work is required for the M.A. with and without thesis. A maximum of six credits of the research course

    may be included for a master’s degree with thesis. The following core courses are required:    and   or equivalent, ECO 7415  or equivalent,   , and  

Ph.D. requirements: Admission requirements for the Ph.D. include (a) a minimum grade point average of 3.0, (b) an acceptable score on the GRE, and (c) for nonnative speakers of English, an acceptable score on one of the following: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language: computer=213, paper=550, web=80), IELTS (International English Language Testing System: 6), MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery: 77), or successful completion of the UF English Language Institute program.

All core courses must be completed in the first year. In addition, students must complete courses in three fields of specializations and pass qualifying examinations in two of those fields.  Additional information about degree requirements can be found by visiting the Graduate Degrees  pages of this catalog. 

Degrees Offered with a Major in Economics

Doctor of Philosophy

Master of Arts

Economics Departmental Courses

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