Online Programs

Master's Degree in Economics - Online Courses

Put Theory into Practice with a Focus on Applied Economics

This online MA in Economics program, Applied Economics Specialization, offers a curriculum that balances foundational economic theory with quantitative and analytical application. Our master’s in economics faculty (which consist of respected and highly credentialed scholars) emphasizes policy and examines real-world issues to help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to make an impact in today’s economy.

This online MA in Economics program consists of 10 courses (30 credits), each eight weeks long, and concludes with a capstone course allowing you to implement everything you’ve learned. You will have the option to take up to 6 credit hours of economics course work on campus or complete the entire program online.

Coursework begins with the following sequence:


Elective courses include:

Through this program, you will:

  • Grow in a curriculum that emphasizes applied economics and policy analysis.
  • Study with a faculty that is linked to think tanks, research institutes and international organizations around the globe.
  • Learn to make impactful, ethical and profitable decisions in the local and global economy.
  • Acquire the mathematical skills to solve economic models.
  • Learn how to find and collect data and test hypotheses using the appropriate statistical tools.
  • Employ Stata, a state-of-the-art statistical software tool employed throughout the industry, to analyze data.
  • Utilize economic models to predict the changes in various economic indicators (such as price, output, growth, employment, inflation, and welfare) and the consequential impacts to the economy.
  • Emerge with the skills to effectively translate and communicate implications of your work for economists and non-economists alike.

Learn more today. Call us at 855-725-7614 to speak to an admissions representative or request more information here.