Welcome to the Department of Economics at IUPUI.

We pride ourselves on offering interesting, relevant and challenging courses taught by a group of dedicated and highly qualified faculty who also produce top-level academic research.   Our majors graduate well prepared for the job market – jobs are relatively abundant, and starting salaries are high – or for postgraduate study in a wide variety of fields.   At the graduate level, we offer both a Master of Arts (M.A.) program and a Ph.D. program that specializes in Health Economics.

If you have any questions about our courses or programs, please contact

  • Professor Patrick Meister, our undergraduate mentor (, 317 278 7216)
  • Professor Peter Rangazas, the director of our M.A. program ( 
  • Professor Wendy Morrison, the director of our Ph.D. program (, 317 274 2207)
  • Professor Steven Russell, our department chair (, 317 278 7214)

The IUPUI Department of Economics has extended its application deadline for the PhD program to February 1, 2020. Applications submitted by the original January 15th deadline will receive priority consideration. If you are interested in the program, please apply by February 1, 2020.