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5 Master of Art Programs in Economic Policy

A Master of Arts program often focuses on an area of liberal arts, such as literature, arts or philosophy. Master’s programs may require only one or two years to complete but will open up many employment opportunities with long-lasting benefits. These programs are available to students who have already completed an undergraduate degree. What is an MA in Economic Policy? Depending upon the sp… Read more

A Master of Arts program often focuses on an area of liberal arts, such as literature, arts or philosophy. Master’s programs may require only one or two years to complete but will open up many employment opportunities with long-lasting benefits. These programs are available to students who have already completed an undergraduate degree.

What is an MA in Economic Policy? Depending upon the specific focus chosen by the student, the study of economic policy could involve courses in applied policy, the development of economic policies, integral economic development or macroeconomics. Students will look at the interplay between organizations or societies as they are affected by politics and changes in economies. The program covers subjects that prepare students to analyze and affect policies, often with a global impact.

Students develop technical skills to produce results based on clear information and an accurate understanding of macro- and microeconomic environments. Students of the program also develop the skills they need to design and nurture their own economic programs, with the ability to evaluate the efficacy of those programs. Throughout the program, students earn valuable perspectives important to ethical initiatives and institutions. 

The cost of attendance in these programs can vary a great deal and be affected by the cost of living surrounding the school. This is particularly true as schools are situated in a number of countries. For accurate information about tuition and other costs, prospective students should contact schools individually.

Graduates from this type of program find positions in local and national governments, private corporations, banks, nonprofit organizations, advisory boards and global health and nutrition agencies. Job opportunities can be found with local and international organizations, offering graduates access to rewarding careers on a worldwide playing field. Other opportunities include access to research and education positions or highly paid consulting positions. Some job titles include policy analysts and economic managers.

If the chance to positively affect communities on a worldwide level appeals to 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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The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Washington , USA

The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in International Economic Policy (MIEP) is an interdisciplinary program that provides a strong foundation for understanding new challenges ... +

The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in International Economic Policy (MIEP) is an interdisciplinary program that provides a strong foundation for understanding new challenges in the global economic system. Get the hard skills that will give you an advantage in the competitive fields of international business, development economics, international economics, and more. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Boston University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Boston , USA

The Master of Arts in Economic Policy (MAEP) program is an intensive three-semester course of study combining a strong foundation in economics with the management methods appr ... +

The Master of Arts in Economic Policy (MAEP) program is an intensive three-semester course of study combining a strong foundation in economics with the management methods appropriate for students interested in careers as policy analysts and decision-makers in government, nonprofit institutions, international organizations, and the private sector. -
MA
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London , United Kingdom

The programme offers training in the understanding and critical evaluation of economic policy issues, design and solutions, their foundation in the evolution of economic theor ... +

The programme offers training in the understanding and critical evaluation of economic policy issues, design and solutions, their foundation in the evolution of economic theory and methods, as well as critical discussion of the application of policy design to real-world problems without requiring a first degree in Economics for enrolment. It offers distinct core modules that enable students to engage with debates in Economic theory and policy in advanced as well as developing regions. It also provides a programme structure that develops qualitative and quantitative research capabilities. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
06 Sep 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 

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The Catholic University of America
Washington , USA

Integral economic development is an approach to development that seeks to strengthen the civil and social institutions required for sustainable development; one that takes an ... +

Integral economic development is an approach to development that seeks to strengthen the civil and social institutions required for sustainable development; one that takes an integrated view of the person's role in society. It is an approach which development entities increasingly demand. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
University of Ghana
Accra , Ghana

The EPM Program in Ghana is aimed at strengthening the institutional and human capacity of the Department of Economics at the University of Ghana to offer graduate-level train ... +

The EPM Program in Ghana is aimed at strengthening the institutional and human capacity of the Department of Economics at the University of Ghana to offer graduate-level training in Economic Policy Management (EPM) for mid-career policy advisors. The training is primarily expected to improve and enhance the efficiency of public sector policy. -
MA
Full-time
Campus
 

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