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Economics of Education

Application Process

Fellows for the economics of education pre-doctoral interdisciplinary training program are selected from students admitted or enrolled in a doctoral program at Michigan State University. Thus, the first step applying to the specialization is to apply to one of the participating doctoral programs: Economics, Educational Policy, K-12 Educational Administration, Labor and Industrial Relations, Measurement and Quantitative Methods, and Curriculum, Instruction, & Teacher Education.

The training program is currently not accepting applications.

If you have any questions please direct them to Gretchen Ewart at

To apply for a specialization in Economics of Education, a student must have one economics of education core faculty member on their committee and may apply via the link below:


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