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The Department of Economics at UIC offers undergraduate (BA), master’s (MA in Economics and MA in Applied Economics) and doctoral (Ph.D.) programs in economics. We are home to roughly 300 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students, and our courses are open to all UIC students regardless of the college in which they are enrolled.
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Webinars for prospective graduate students
Prospective students are invited to join us for upcoming webinars about our MA or PhD program and admission processes. Webinars will be hosted by the director of each program. View webinar dates and register here.
Apply for summer or fall admission to the MA in Applied Economics
Our master’s program now offers either summer or fall admission, depending on an applicant’s prior background. Applications for summer and fall 2024 are open now. Learn more about the MA in Applied Economics.
New course: Econ 453, Economics of Family
This new course with Prof. So Yoon Ahn focuses on microeconomic analysis of families’ economic decisions such as marriage, fertility, labor supplies, and consumption. Register now for spring 2024!
Boost your earning potential with Economics
A recent paper finds that economics majors have a significant earnings lead over other majors. Find out how Economics could give your career a strong start.