Degree Requirements

Ten courses are required to complete the Master of Science in Applied Economics.

Prerequisite Math requirement:

  • Those entering with only a single Calculus course must first take 440.304 Mathematical Methods for Economists, a three undergraduate credit, full-length course, at half tuition. The course does not count toward the degree.
  • For those required to take Math Methods, the course is treated academically as part of the Core. Thus, all rules applying to the Core apply to Math Methods.
  • In order to waive our Math Methods for Economists course, evidence of Multivariable Calculus is required.

For detailed information on math requirements, click here.

Four core courses:

One advanced econometrics course:

Five additional elective courses:

To view all  Applied Economics courses, including electives, please visit Course Descriptions for details.

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.