Master of Arts in Economics
The M.A. in Economics emphasizes applied economics. The program has a firm commitment to economic theory, but the main focus is on economic policy analysis. The program is designed to enable students to identify the economic content of a problem, develop hypotheses, apply appropriate analytical tools and models, and develop policy alternatives.
Master of Arts in Financial Economics
The M.A. in Financial Economics prepares graduates for employment in the growing financial services sector in positions requiring advance analytical skills and in-depth familiarity with the structure and functioning of financial markets and institutions. The Program combines courses in Economics and Business. Graduates are thoroughly versed in economic theory, have the tools needed to conduct sound quantitative analysis, and the ability to communicate effectively.
Master of Science in Resource Economics and Policy
The M.S. in Resource Economics and Policy is an applied economics program designed for students interested in environmental and natural resource economics and community and economic development. The program has a good degree of flexibility allowing students to focus on their particular area of interest.
Master of Science in Ecology and Environmental Science
The M.S. in Ecology and Environmental Science (EES) is designed for students who wish to pursue a highly interdisciplinary program of study. Each student chooses a primary and secondary area of study. Students advised by the faculty members in the School of Economics choose the Environmental Policy and Management concentration for their primary area of study and choose a natural science as their secondary area of study. Recent graduates have focused on issues such as surface water quality, land-use change, and marine fisheries management.