Graduate Program Description
The Department of Economics Master's degree program is designed to prepare individuals for careers in both the public and private sector. The programs also offer excellent preparation for students considering further work in a Ph.D. program. The 30-credit program has five required courses and five electives which can be chosen from a wide-range of related fields, including economics, global affairs, finance and statistics. There is no thesis requirement.
A 5-year BA-MA degree program is also available. For more information click here.
Jason Barr, Ph.D., Graduate Program Director
360 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Hill Hall | Room 817
All entering students are required to have undergraduate classes in micro and macro theory, one semester of statistics, and at least one semester of calculus.
Intermediate Micro Theory Calc. II and Econometrics are strongly recommended.
Degree Offered: M.A.
Part Time Study Available: Yes
Degree Credit Requirements
M.A.: 30 credits
-Public Finance Accountant
-Financial Risk Analyst
-Diplomatic Service Officer
Application Requirements and Deadlines
All transcripts – GRE [within up to 5 years] – TOEFL – 3 Letters of Recommendation – Personal Statement (300-500 words detailing academic, career, and personal objectives.) – Resume
Fall admission: July1, March 1 for Int’l students
Spring admission: December 1, October 1 for Int’l students