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:
Online, Onsite
Baltimore, MD, Washington, DC
8 three-credit courses for MS, and 21 two-credit courses for MBA
Time to Complete:
Varies based on course availability and schedule
$5,060 per course for Applied Economics portion of the program. Tuition rates for the MBA are available on the Carey Business School website. Learn more about tuition and fees.

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.

Program Requirements

Those entering with only a single calculus course must take in their first semester Math Methods for Economists – AS.440.304, a three undergraduate credit, full-length course, at half tuition. The course does not count toward the degree. In order to waive the Math Methods for Economists course, evidence of multivariable calculus is required.

MS in Applied Economics Requirements

  • Microeconomic Theory – 440.601
  • Macroeconomic Theory – 440.602
  • Statistics – 440.605
  • Econometrics – 440.606
  • Macroeconometrics – 440.614, Macroeconomic Forecasting – 440.615, Financial Econometrics – 440.617, or Microeconometrics – 440.618
  • Applied Economics Elective I
  • Applied Economics Elective II
  • Applied Economics Elective III

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The production and exchange of goods and services creates value around the world. Find out how the MS in Applied Economics degree goes beyond theoretical constructs and into the practical impacts on individuals, markets, and governments.

Time: May 2 1:00 PM
Location: Online

For MBA Program Requirements, Contact Carey Business School

Current students, please contact your MBA Academic Advisor if you have any questions.

Carey Business School Admissions

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

International Students in this Dual Degree

International students are eligible for F-1 sponsorship while pursuing this dual degree program. If you change from the dual degree to the MBA only, visa sponsorship will not be possible because the MBA is a part-time program – part-time programs are not eligible for F-1 sponsorship. All F-1 authorizations for students in a dual degree are based on the full-time AAP degree program. Contact the Office of International Services if you have any questions: ois@jhu.edu.

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