Master of Science in Economics

The School of Economics offers a Master of Science degree for those desiring to pursue economics at an advanced level. It is grounded in applied economic theory and econometrics. The program allows for two tracks to graduate: Internship, and Coursework.

Internship Option

Minimum course credit hours at 6000 to 9000 level: 21

ECON 6105Macroeconomics3
ECON 6106Microeconomic Analysis3
ECON 6140Probability and Statistics3
ECON 6160Econometric Analysis3
Economics Electives3
Internship3
Advisor approved electives12
Total Credit Hours30

Coursework Option

Minimum course credit hours at 6000 to 9000 level: 21

ECON 6105Macroeconomics3
ECON 6106Microeconomic Analysis3
ECON 6140Probability and Statistics3
ECON 6160Econometric Analysis3
Economics electives6
Advisor approved electives12
Total Credit Hours30

Within those 30 credit hours, the student can choose 12 credit hours of elective courses in complementary areas such as Mathematics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Civil Engineering, International Affairs, various areas in Management, or Public Policy, among other areas, or in Economics. The selection of these electives will be based on the student's chosen areas of concentration. The SOE Director of Graduate Studies along with the Academic Advisor will grant approvals for these courses.