The Department of Economics at Washington University has a strong reputation for preparing high-quality PhD students for academic positions as well as for private- and public-sector jobs. We are seeking qualified students from any field who possess strong analytical abilities in mathematics and statistics and who are willing to complete a challenging Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Economics. The department offers students financial support while they remain in good academic standing.

The Department of Economics also offers two terminal Master of Arts (AM) programs. The Accelerated AM in Economics is available only to qualified Washington University undergraduates. The AM in Economics is available to all qualified students of any field. These programs provide students with the analytical background to prepare them for a diverse set of careers, from positions in government, business, and nonprofit organizations to further graduate studies.