M.A. in economics
Data analytic skills are in high demand. In our M.A. in economics program, you’ll develop advanced quantitative skills and gain a competitive edge in the private and public sectors. This program is also excellent preparation for entering a doctoral program in economics or finance. Effective Fall 2019, this program is classified as STEM.
The program consists of a six-course core focused on state-of-the-art modeling and data analytic skills. Specialize in one of our pre-designed concentrations or customize your own program with the remaining four courses:
- Financial economics: Develop expertise in financial markets.
- Health economics: Focus on health systems and policy.
- Statistics: Choose a data-analytic intensive course of study.
- General option: Work with a faculty adviser to structure a program of study tailored to your interests and career goals.
The degree can be completed on a full- or part-time basis. The M.A. in economics is an evening program. Some concentrations may require daytime courses.