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Message from the Department Head

Welcome to the Department of Economics at Texas A&M University.

The Department of Economics at Texas A&M University is a top 25 ranked Economics program with excellent faculty, staff and students. Our faculty are motivated to give students an education they can use in a world that is always changing. In addition to offering both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree, there are opportunities for study abroad, internships and undergraduate research.

In addition to a regular three semester Masters Program, we offer two separate, five-year programs where you can earn your undergraduate degree and a Masters of Economics in a five year span. We also offer five-year programs joint with the Bush School of Government & Public Service.

The PhD program at Texas A&M is excellent and continues to produce Economists for academia and businesses around the world.

The Economics Research Laboratory at Texas A&M, one of the world’s foremost experimental economics research facilities, offers opportunities for students to conduct their own experiments as part of coursework or independent research.

We know that your choice of higher education is an important one, and as you research schools and departments within those schools – we invite you to contact us if you have any questions. We firmly believe that the Department of Economics at Texas A&M would be an excellent choice and we look forward to helping you achieve your personal, academic and professional goals.


Steve Puller
Professor and Department Head