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 514 Microeconomic Theory
  • ECO 515 Advanced Microeconomics
  • ECO 530 Econometrics
  • ECO 531 Econometrics Models and Applications
  • ECO 511 Macroeconomic Theory

Additional Courses for Thesis Track:

  • Three additional graduate-level ECO elective courses (9 credits); and
  • 6 credits of ECO 699 Graduate Thesis

Additional Courses for Non-Thesis Track:

  • Six additional graduate-level ECO elective courses (15 credits)