Economics DepartmentInterested in the MS in Economics? Welcome to the Department of Economics at The University of Texas at Arlington. We are a part of The College of Business (COB) and offer an undergraduate economics degree leading to a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree. A Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in economics is also available. We also offer the Master of Arts (MA) in economics.
The campus is in Arlington, Texas, the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, equidistant from each city. Arlington hosts several tourist attractions including Six Flags over Texas, Dallas Cowboy Stadium and Texas Rangers Baseball.
In addition, the campus and Metroplex areas offer a wide variety of cultural and recreational facilities including art, historical and science museums, professional sports, and two world-class performance halls (Bass in Fort Worth, Meyerson in Dallas) which host symphony orchestra concerts, opera, ballet, and theater.
There are many major employers in the area who hire our graduates and both our undergraduate and graduate students have been successful at finding employment. The academic staff are actively engaged in economic research which is published in a wide range of active journals and textbooks.
The UT Arlington Esports Team was triumphant among the 64 college teams that entered the “Heroes of the Dorm” tournament. Coming back from runners up last year they were undefeated this year. The team is one of 16 that the UTA Esports Club fields in none different games. The club is advised by Economics Professor, Michael Ward. For more info, see: (http://www.uta.edu/news/releases/2017/04/heroes-of-the-dorm.php).