M.A. Economics Program Receives STEM Designation

The Department of Economics is pleased to announce that the M.A. Economics program recently received STEM designation. International M.A. Economics students are now eligible for an additional 2 years of STEM OPT (Optional and Curricular Practical training) beyond the standard 1-year OPT authorization already available.

Detailed information about the 3-year STEM OPT designation is available on UT Austin’s International Student and Scholar Services website at: https://world.utexas.edu/isss/students/work/opt/stem.