The Master of Arts degree in Economics incorporates a traditional social sciences-oriented master’s program with modern quantitative methods and applied analytical tools. The primary focus of the program is on the practical application of economic theory.

The degree offers three areas of concentration: general economics, financial economics and business data analysis and forecasting.


MA Eco BrochureAdmissions Requirements

Must complete university-wide graduate admission requirements in addition to the following.

  • A completed application form
  • A statement of academic and personal goals
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Official Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (no more than five years old)
  • Letters of reference

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  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Macroeconomics Issues
  • Econometrics and Business Forecasting
  • Advanced Statistical Learning/Data Mining
  • Modeling of Financial Decision Making
  • Advanced Programming and Data Management in SAS
  • Financial Economics

Median Salary For MA Economics Graduates: $102,490