Economics M.A.

The Master of Arts in Economics degree emphasizes applied economics. Students enrolled in this program combine core training in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and quantitative methods with economics courses covering a wide range of topics.

Graduate students acquire the skills and knowledge to apply economic theory and tools to address interesting problems. Think about the course requirements as 10 3-credit courses.

Core courses:

  • ECO 511 Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECO 514 Microeconomic Theory
  • ECO 530 Econometrics

Additional Courses for Thesis Track:

  • Five graduate-level ECO elective courses (15 credits); and
  • Two ECO 699 Graduate Thesis courses (6 credits )

Additional Courses for Non-Thesis Track:

  • Six additional graduate-level ECO elective courses (18 credits)
  • ECO 597 Independent Study