Overview

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In the UB Department of Economics, we provide advanced and comprehensive graduate coursework at both the master's and PhD level. Our degree programs offer graduate students the opportunity to specialize in mainstream economics subjects while preparing for successful careers in education, research, finance or law. 

Admissions Deadlines

The department accepts master's and PhD students for the Fall semester only. To receive full financial aid consideration, PhD applicants should submit their application before Feb. 1 for the following academic year. Master's applicants are accepted on a rolling basis and review begins every January for the following academic year. 

Degree Options

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The PhD in Economics program has a strong quantitative emphasis and is very mathematical in nature. Prospective students are strongly encouraged to acquire as many skills and experiences in this area as possible before applying.
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The MA in Economics program teaches practical applications of theoretical economics and quantitative methods, high-demand skills in industries such as finance, health care, international trade, advocacy groups and government.
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The MS in Econometric and Quantitative Economics (MS EQE) program focuses on providing advanced knowledge and proper utilization of mathematical and quantitative skills required of economists in practical applications.
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Students pursuing an MA in Economics may choose to enhance their degree with an Advanced Certificate in Applied Economics.

Contact Us

Jameson Stalanthas Yu

415 Fronczak Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8660/8679

jamesony@buffalo.edu

Assistant Director to the Graduate Program in Economics
Assistant to the Director of the Center for Human Capital
Department of Economics
College of Arts and Sciences

415 Fronczak Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8660/8679

jamesony@buffalo.edu

425 Fronczak Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8676

ecorevan@buffalo.edu

Director of Graduate Studies and PhD Program
Professor
Department of Economics
College of Arts and Sciences

425 Fronczak Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8676

ecorevan@buffalo.edu