The Department of Economics is one of the core social science departments within the School of Arts & Sciences-Newark at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The department offers both a major and minor in economics leading toward the BA degree. We also maintain an MA program in economic and an accelerated 5-year BA/MA program.What kind of degrees can you get at Rutgers?
The Economics Department offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Among the most popular at Rutgers, our undergraduate offerings include a Major and Minor in Economics, an Economics Honors Program, and a variety of certificate programs. For graduate students, there is a Ph.D.What can you do with a degree in economics?
The rigorous training in the economics program equips students with logical thinking and analytical skills. Students are encouraged to get internships in their senior year under the supervision of faculty members. The department has strived to help students prepare for the job market and therefore succeed in their career.Where can I get a Ph.D.in economics?
For graduate students, there is a Ph.D. in Economics with financial support; while the program is relatively small, it is very high quality. Our graduate students are employed at universities in the U.S. and around the world, at government agencies both here and abroad, and at numerous prominent private sector employers.