The Online Master of Science in Applied Economics (MSAE) program objective is to provide graduates with analytical capabilities in economic development, financial economics, and regulatory issues. The skills and competencies addressed by this program include market analysis, quantitative analysis, regulatory industry analysis, financial economics and economic development. These capabilities represent a unique combination of skills that are needed within society.
The program provides the quantitative and analytical skills for graduates to assist businesses in market analysis including: quantitative, regulatory, and economic development. Graduates will be able to compete for employment in financial institutions, industry, and government enterprises engaged in financial economic development, public utilities and federal and state regulatory agencies.
Program Contact Information:
Phone: (912) 478-5767
|REGULAR Admission Requirements
Admission into the Master of Science in Applied Economics program is competitive. To be considered for regular admission students must satisfy the following requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
- Undergraduate GPA: minimum of 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale
- Competitive GRE scores
- Completed courses in calculus, statistics, macroeconomics, and microeconomics with a minimum grade of “C” in each course and a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in these courses
The GRE requirement may be waived at the discretion of the Program Director for applicants holding a graduate degree in a quantitative field.
*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA.(www.naces.org)
Applicants may be admitted on a provisional basis based upon the evaluation of their application materials. Provisional admission is for applicants who do not satisfy regular admission requirements or applicants who require prerequisite coursework prior to entering the program.
The deadline for completed applications for fall semester admission is May 1st with decisions being made on or before June 1st. Applications for spring semester are due by October 1st with decisions being made on or before October 15th. Applications completed after the deadline will be considered at the discretion of the Program Director.