Economists study how individuals and societies meet unlimited wants with limited means. This is why economics is often called the science of scarcity.
The School of Economic Sciences undergraduate program at WSU provides students with the basic economic knowledge, quantitative tools, and communication skills necessary to secure professional positions in a wide range of industries and public organizations. Students will study how decisions regarding business strategy, finance, health, climate change, transportation or agribusiness are made.
- Washington State University has been ranked #12 for the Best Online Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.
- Two new faculty members are joining the department this fall. Dr. Seollee Park and Dr. Christopher Clarke
- SES Director Jill McCluskey one of five Professors elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Economics at WSU
The School of Economic Sciences offers a highly rated Ph.D. programs in Economics and Agricultural Economics, an M.S. degree in Economics, a professionally oriented Master of Applied Economics, and an undergraduate program leading to B.S. degrees (both in-person in Pullman and fully online) that can open doors to a wide variety of career paths.
The School is dedicated to high-quality teaching, research, outreach, and engagement. Students are taught by 30 full-time faculty members from many economic disciplines. The faculty and students are actively engaged in cutting-edge research. There is a strong tradition of excellence in applied econometric modeling.