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An MA, or Master of Arts, is a type of degree that colleges or universities award to students who have demonstrated a certain level of competence in their chosen field of study. This program may take one or two years to complete and typically has some type of exam or thesis project at its culmination. What is an MA in Business and Economics? One of the primary goals of this program is to teach stu… Read more

An MA, or Master of Arts, is a type of degree that colleges or universities award to students who have demonstrated a certain level of competence in their chosen field of study. This program may take one or two years to complete and typically has some type of exam or thesis project at its culmination.

What is an MA in Business and Economics? One of the primary goals of this program is to teach students to understand and analyze a variety of different socio-economic problems. The study of core economic principles and their relation to the current state of global economics can also be expected. Coursework may cover topics such as finance, local and international business, mass media, business management and business and economic ethics.

This degree opens many academic and professional doors. Completion of the program gives graduates opportunities to serve in leadership positions in their field. Graduates also find that with an MA, they have access to higher pay scales than those without the degree. This postgraduate degree qualifies its students for a challenging and rewarding career with the potential to influence communities worldwide.

There are many costs associated with attending an MA program, and they vary a great deal from one school to another. For the most accurate information regarding tuition and related fees, prospective students should directly contact the schools of their choice.

Graduates from this program find career opportunities in government offices, financial institutions, commercial organizations and businesses of all types and sizes. Graduates often become professional economists, researchers, financial officers, controllers, consultants and financial advisors. This degree prepares graduates to hold executive positions in the fields of investment management, corporate economics, marketing and human resource management.

If these lucrative careers seem interesting to you, review the options in the program listing to get more information about the schools and programs that are right for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Yasar University

An economist, above all, should have the three basic intellectual capabilities of analytical thinking, creativity, and logic. Those capabilities are what gives an economist th ... +

An economist, above all, should have the three basic intellectual capabilities of analytical thinking, creativity, and logic. Those capabilities are what gives an economist the skills of converting knowledge to practice and creating knowledge. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of St. Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs

MEcon offers a comprehensive education in economics based on the core areas of Macro- and Mircoeconomics as well as Econometrics.

MEcon offers a comprehensive education in economics based on the core areas of Macro- and Mircoeconomics as well as Econometrics. -
MA
Full-time
English, German
Campus
 
Julius Maximilians Universität Würzburg
Würzburg, Germany +1 More

This master's program has been developed for students holding a B.A. degree in Economics, Business Administration or equivalent qualification who want to specialize in China b ... +

This master's program has been developed for students holding a B.A. degree in Economics, Business Administration or equivalent qualification who want to specialize in China business and economics. Next to classes that offer an in-depth analysis of China’s economy and approaches to doing business with China, students will learn the Chinese language and take classes in Chinese Studies. In addition, senior language classes will empower students to understand and discuss economic texts in the Chinese language. Methodological classes prepare students to use their economic and Chinese study knowledge for academic research as well as for solving business problems. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English, Chinese
Campus
 

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CEU Central European University, Business programs
Budapest, Hungary

The first year of the program serves as an introduction to the core areas of standard economics and provides a firm foundation for further studies. The second year offers adva ... +

The first year of the program serves as an introduction to the core areas of standard economics and provides a firm foundation for further studies. The second year offers advanced and specialized field courses that students choose according to their research interests. -
MA
English
 
California State University at Fullerton,Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics

Get on the path to a successful career in economics through the Master of Arts (MA) in Economics.

Get on the path to a successful career in economics through the Master of Arts (MA) in Economics. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business

The Master of Arts in Economics combines a solid foundation in economics with an emphasis on practical applications.

The Master of Arts in Economics combines a solid foundation in economics with an emphasis on practical applications. -
MA
Full-time
Campus
 
Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University
Claremont, USA

A unique transdisciplinary degree program that provides a cutting-edge perspective on local and international concerns with particular relevance to public sector and nonprofit ... +

A unique transdisciplinary degree program that provides a cutting-edge perspective on local and international concerns with particular relevance to public sector and nonprofit management. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Manderson Graduate School of Business The University of Alabama

The Master of Arts in Economics is designed to prepare students for careers as professional economists in business, government agencies, colleges, and universities.

The Master of Arts in Economics is designed to prepare students for careers as professional economists in business, government agencies, colleges, and universities. -
MA
Full-time
Campus
 
California State University Los Angeles - College of Business and Economics

The degree curriculum consists of a core as well as two options: Global Economics and Financial Economics.

The degree curriculum consists of a core as well as two options: Global Economics and Financial Economics. -
MA
Full-time
Campus
 
University of Zurich Faculty of Economics

The Master of Arts (MA) in Economics and Business Administration of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of economics.

The Master of Arts (MA) in Economics and Business Administration of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of economics. -
MA
Full-time
Campus
 
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business

Data analytic skills are in high demand. In our M.A. in economics program, you’ll develop advanced quantitative skills and gain a competitive edge in the private and public se ... +

Data analytic skills are in high demand. In our M.A. in economics program, you’ll develop advanced quantitative skills and gain a competitive edge in the private and public sectors. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
Schumacher College

There is an urgent need for a radical rethink of our economic system. We need new thinking and new models that recognise the challenges we face now, rather than blindly follow ... +

There is an urgent need for a radical rethink of our economic system. We need new thinking and new models that recognise the challenges we face now, rather than blindly following the path that has led us into the converging crises we now face. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Zurich Faculty of Economics

The MA in Economics at the University of Zurich offers advanced economics training and enables students to undertake independent economic, project-oriented assignments.

The MA in Economics at the University of Zurich offers advanced economics training and enables students to undertake independent economic, project-oriented assignments. -
MA
Full-time
Campus