What is Economics at WVU like?
A highly individualized program to match your interests The College offers the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree with specializations in health economics, international economics, monetary economics, public economics, regional and urban economics, and resource economics. Our program is built around an applied curriculum with a strong theoretical and quantitative foundation. The Ph.D. in Economics program at WVU offers small classes and an "open-door" policy that allows students the opportunity to speak with faculty members in a personal environment.
Our program presents a wide variety of job opportunities. Most commonly, our graduates look for initial employment in academia. This preparation they receive as students, together with their success in publishing research articles, has made our graduates extremely competitive in the job market.
Each graduate program sets their own term of admission and application deadline. Applicants can only apply for admission for the term displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.
Fall: December 1