Department of Agricultural Economics Department of Agricultural Economics - Main

Department of Agricultural Economics

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Graduate study in Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University provides intensive training in the application of economic theory and quantitative methods to the economic problems of the food sector and rural areas. The Ph.D. program of study includes a core of courses to assure that all students obtain a satisfactory background in the various areas of the field. The broad background enables students to consider a wide variety of jobs upon completion of the degree as well as in future years. The desired specialization is normally obtained through the selection of electives and a dissertation topic.

Basic Information

Degree Requirements

Core Requirements (26 credit hrs)

Sample Ph.D. Core

Elective Courses

Sample Ph.D. Electives

Oral and Written Examinations

Example Plan of Study

Minor in Statistics for Ph.D. Students

Preliminary and Qualifying Examinations

Ph.D. Dissertation and Final Examination

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Contact Information

Dr. Wade Brorsen
Graduate Coordinator
Anna Whitney
Student Services Specialist

417 A Ag Hall
Stillwater, OK 747078, U.S.A.
Phone: 405.744.6084
Fax: 405.744.8210