The OSU doctoral program in economics is designed to prepare individuals for academic careers, research and administrative positions in business and government.
Recent graduates are in leadership positions with the Federal Reserve Bank, Korea
Energy Economics Institute and a variety of higher education institutions, including
University of Alaska-Anchorage, Wichita State University, Renmin University of China,
Sakarya University in Turkey, Northern Lights College in British Columbia, Canada,
University of Minnesota, Northeastern State University and IIT Rourkee.
Admitting students in Fall 2022.
A total of 64 graduate credit hours are required for a doctoral degree in economics
at Oklahoma State University.
The program offers specialization in:
Regional and Urban Economics
Dynamic Macro and Macroeconometrics
institution in the world based on publications in top regional academic journals.
Research and Faculty
OSU economic faculty are intellectual leaders who regularly publish in top journals
in their fields (Faculty Research), and the program is consistently ranked in the top 10 percent of all economic institutions
in the world by Research Papers in Economics (RePEc).
OSU is a Research-Extensive University, and graduate students play a vital role in
its teaching, research and outreach missions. Doctoral students help finance their
graduate education at OSU through employment as Graduate Research Assistants/Associates