As a graduate student in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, you have access to a wide variety of resources and services within the department, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the campus community. Whether you are looking for graduate funding, counseling, faculty mentoring, research opportunities, or general graduate student support, the University of Arizona has an extensive network of resources and services to help you achieve your academic and career goals.
Academic Support & Career Development
With our low student-to-faculty ratio, graduate students have the opportunity to work closely with Agricultural and Resource Economics faculty. From advising, to mentoring, to research, you have a network of faculty members to help you prepare for a Ph.D. program or a career in economics.
For those who have accessibility needs, a variety of services are available through the Disability Resource Center. They are here to help you with individual accommodations or modifications to support your success in your graduate program.
The Graduate & Professional Student Council is another fantastic resource for graduate students.
Health & Wellbeing
Balancing your personal life, family, a job, and graduate school can be stressful at times. Many of us in the department remember our own challenges while pursuing a master’s degree or Ph.D., and we’re here to support you on your journey. Campus Health, CALS Life Management Counseling, and other resources are available to help you stay healthy and strong while earning your graduate degree.
Financial Planning, Support & Scholarships
Funding resources are one of our most requested graduate student needs. We offer graduate assistant positions within the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics; scholarships are available through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; and a variety of awards and stipends are also available through the University of Arizona Graduate College.