Master of Science in Applied Economics (Online), M.S.A.E.
About the Program
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
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 approved for provisional admission based on the quality of the admission material presented. Provisional students must earn grades of ‘B’ or higher in their first nine (9) hours of course work after admission and meet any other stipulations outlined by the department to be converted to regular status.
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.
Priority: March 15*
Final: May 1*
Priority: October 1*
Final: November 15*
*The application and all required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab for the program must be received by the deadline. If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.
Last updated: 1/30/2020