Economics (Ph.D.)


The graduate program for the Department of Economics combines rigorous training in economic theory and research methods with inquiry into philosophical and social issues surrounding economic analysis.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economics

Areas of Study

  • Development economics
  • Environmental economics
  • International economics
  • Political economy
  • Public economics
  • Regional economics

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid