Welcome to AREC! Our graduate studies in M.S. and Ph.D. programs
will provide you with superb training in agricultural and resource
economics. Our faculty are fully committed to engaging you in
learning as much as possible during your graduate studies here.
Our M.S. degree offers outstanding opportunities as a terminal
degree or can pave the way for excelling in premier Ph.D. programs
in agricultural & resource economics. We take great pride in
the success of our masterís graduates in the business world.
Our masterís graduates go on to careers as econometricians, risk
managers, credit analysts, economists, and policy analysts in
the private sector (including American Express, JP Morgan Chase,
and HSBC) and in governmental organizations (such as ERS/USDA
and the National Park Service). Many of our graduates continue
on as Ph.D. candidates at top agricultural & resource economics
programs (including Berkeley, Cornell, Maryland, and Minnesota).
Our collaboration with the Economics Department in the Ph.D.
program affords you the job market opportunities of an economics
Ph.D. while allowing you to specialize in environmental & resource
economics as well as economic development. Our Ph.D. graduates
have 100% academic placement. Recent Ph.D. graduates have secured
tenure-track assistant professorships in universities such as
Ohio State University, University of Florida, and University
of Utah. Please contact us and talk with current students to
learn more about graduate opportunities in our department.
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