Doctor of Economic Development
The Doctor of Economic Development (DED) is a professional doctorate offered jointly by the Department of Economics, Applied Statistics & International
Business in the College of Business and the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business (AEAB) in the College of Agricultural, Consumer
and Environmental Sciences.
This doctoral degree program is primarily intended to provide advanced training for economic development professionals rather than academic economists.
In a sense, the Doctor of Economic Development can be seen as the link between academic research in economic development and "real world" economic
Please visit the DED Program Website using the link provided below for more information
about this degree:
Students interested in pursuing this program should contact Dr. J. Michael Patrick,
the DED Program Director. His contact information is as follows:
Office: Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 346
Office phone: (575)646-5682
Cell phone: (575)202-4253