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, Life and Environmental 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. New and continuing AREC MS students should consult the exclusive D2L portal made just for you for additional resources and announcements.

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.

UArizona main library for variety of resources including technology borrow program.

CALES Career Center and the UA wide Student Engagement & Career Development office.

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 Counseling and Psychological Services, CALES Life Management Counseling, and other resources are available to help you stay healthy and strong while earning your graduate degree. Campus Pantry assists all UArizona members with food insecurity. Campus Closet gives clothing for free to UArizona members who cannot acquire it otherwise. New and continuing graduate students may also find informative resources at the Graduate College site for child & elder care resources, parental leave and health & wellness programs.

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, Life and Environmental Sciences; and a variety of awards and stipends are also available through the University of Arizona Graduate College.

Graduate Handbook

Access our graduate handbook for information about our department, programs, admission requirements, courses, advising, and more. 

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Campus Involvement

See many of the ways to begin your involvement and belonging within UArizona campus.

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Course Offerings

View a list of graduate course offerings and descriptions by semester. 

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Are You a Current Student? Connect with an Advisor.

Danielle Pilar Buhrow, undergraduate senior academic advisor and graduate program coordinator for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, is here to help! Schedule an appointment in CatCloud or send an email with your questions.