About the Department of Economics
Welcome to the Department of Economics of the University at Albany, State University of New York.
Our Department has a strong faculty engaged in a wide range of applied and theoretical research.
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B.A. in Economics
Most Economics majors choose the B.A. program, which provides a good background for students who plan to begin their careers immediately after graduation.
B.S. in Economics
The B.S. program is designed for students who seek a more challenging and rigorous academic program, and it is well suited for those who plan to go on to graduate school or professional study, especially in technical fields such as economics, business or public administration.
The M.A. program in economics allows students to acquire advanced training in economic analysis and prepares students for careers in administration and research in government, business, and other private organizations.
Economic forecasting is a rapidly developing field with many applications in business and government. The Department of Economics offers a concentration in forecasting within the MA program and a Certificate in Economic Forecasting.
The Ph.D. program in economics trains highly qualified professional economists for careers in teaching and research in colleges and universities, and for research and administrative positions in government and private organizations.