Roger B Butters
President, Nebraska Council on Economic Education
P.O. Box 880482
Matthew J Cushing
Professor of Economics
P.O. Box 880489
The economics department offers undergraduate degrees as well as graduate degrees at
both the Masters and Ph.D. levels. In addition, to these offerings there is also a Masters of Education with a
Focus in Economic Education designed to help teachers enhance their knowledge of basic economics concepts and demonstrate
how economics can be taught in the K-12 classroom.
The Master of Arts degree in economics is designed to prepare students for a Ph.D. program either at
UNL or other institutions.
Our Ph.D. program prepares students for careers in research positions in academic, consulting, or