Learn to combine the knowledge of applied economics with insights into sound investment strategies—explore the strong complementary nature of economics and business with this dual degree program.

Degree Type:
Dual Degree
Entry Terms:
Fall, Spring, and Summer
Mode of Study:
On Campus, Online
Washington, D.C.
8 three-credit courses for MS, and 21 two-credit courses for MBA
Time to Complete:
Varies based on course availability and schedule

MS in Applied Economics/MBA Dual Degree Program Overview

Because of the strong complementary nature between business and economics, the Carey Business School of Johns Hopkins University and the Applied Economics Program have eliminated the overlap between the MS in Applied Economics and the MBA. You now have an opportunity to earn both the MS degree and the MBA for fewer courses than if pursued separately.

Admissions Requirements

Please follow the MS in Applied Economics Admission and Application Requirements in order to be considered for this program. Within the Statement of Purpose, please remember to address how this Dual Degree program will help you to succeed in your goals.

MS Program Resources

Advanced Academic Program Admissions

MBA Program Resources

Carey Business School Admissions

Take the Next Step

Advance your career in government agencies, congressional committees, international lending institutions, trade associations, private businesses—especially those in the financial services sector.

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