Applied Economics/Financial Management or Investments

To allow students to better exploit the strong complementarity between Finance and Economics, the Carey Business School of Johns Hopkins University and the Applied Economics Program have eliminated the overlap between the MS Degree in Applied Economics and the Graduate Certificate in Financial Management and the Graduate Certificate in Investments.

MS in Applied Economics and Certificate in Financial Management or in Investments

Format Online and Onsite (Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, MD)
Entry Terms Fall, Spring, and Summer
Degree Requirements 15 courses:
8 courses for the MS in Economics;
7 courses for the Certificate in Financial Management or Investments.
Length of Program Various based on course availability and schedule
Tuition Tuition for the MS in Applied Economics portion of the program is $4,499 per course.
Tuition rates for the MBA are available on the Carey Business School website.

Program Overview

This dual program offers students to the opportunity to earn both the MS Degree in Applied Economics and a Graduate Certificate in Financial Management or in Investments for a total of 15 courses, eight at Applied Economics and seven at Carey. Those interested, including current students of either school, apply to the Dual MS Degree in Applied Economics/Graduate Certificate in Financial Management or in Investments through Advanced Academic Programs. The Carey Graduate Certificate in Investments accompanies preparation for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination, which is preserved in the Dual Diploma program. Prospective students should contact carey.admissions@jhu.edu and should take Financial Economics 440.642 as soon as feasible.

For more information, current students should contact Mervyn Warner.

For more information about the required courses to complete the Applied Economics degree and the Certificate in Investment or Financial Management, visit the Degree Requirements page.

State-specific Information for Online Programs

Note: Students should be aware of state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.