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Woods College of Advancing Studies

Degree Requirements

Master of Science in applied economics


A 10-course degree program, the M.S. in Applied Economics is offered both full and part time. See Admission Requirements for prerequisites.

Core Requirements

  • Applied Macroeconomic Theory
  • Applied Microeconomic Theory
  • Data Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Ethics, Economics, and Public Policy 

Sample Electives

  • Applied Stress Testing for Economists
  • Big Data Tools for Economists
  • Directed Practicum/ Internship
  • Economics of Banking and Insurance
  • Economics of Development
  • Empirical Health Economics 
  • Environmental Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Health Care Economics
  • Private Sector Development
  • Urban and Regional Economics

For more information regarding the M.S. in
Applied Economics Plan of Study, click here