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85 Master of Art Programs in Economic Studies

There are many reasons students pursue an MA in the field of Economics. The degree provides students with a strong base of advanced economics knowledge with expert understanding of economic analysis and its public applications. What is an MA in Economic Studies? A Master of Arts in subjects related to economics is an advanced degree that prepares students for a variety of academic, banking, insura… Read more

There are many reasons students pursue an MA in the field of Economics. The degree provides students with a strong base of advanced economics knowledge with expert understanding of economic analysis and its public applications.

What is an MA in Economic Studies? A Master of Arts in subjects related to economics is an advanced degree that prepares students for a variety of academic, banking, insurance, and government pursuits. Students typically learn economic theory and quantitative methods to apply theory to various settings. Students will use these techniques to find solutions for projects in public policy and economic practices. This solid knowledge base offers academic and practical tools for careers in economics.

A solid economics knowledge base can be applied to many fields, and coursework can be tailored to fit each student’s career goals and areas of interest. Students complete work in advanced economics and analysis and then can choose from diverse courses such as ethics, law, industrial organizations, sociology, labor, and political or public economics.

Students will find a range of costs for pursuing this advanced degree. Each institution will determine the amount of coursework necessary to complete the degree, resulting in varying lengths of time and total cost to attend each school’s program. Prospective students should be sure they check each school’s policy for more information.

After completing their advanced degrees, students find they have many choices of fields to enter. Many graduates enter insurance and banking firms, accepting positions such as research economist or associate economist. Consulting positions as policy advisors are available in private as well as government organizations. Some graduates choose to enter academia and PhD programs, serving later as associate professors in higher education with goals of leadership positions in economic research and publishing.

This program is offered around the globe in a large selection of institutions. Students who are looking for the right institution for their location, interests, and career goals should begin by searching our extensive database of schools. 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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London School of Business & Finance
UK Online, United Kingdom

Acquire the competencies to be a global contender in worldwide financial markets with your Master in Finance and Investments, awarded by the International Telematic University ... +

Acquire the competencies to be a global contender in worldwide financial markets with your Master in Finance and Investments, awarded by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO and delivered to you 100% online. Become proficient in corporate finance principles, financial analysis, and investment management in as little as 18 months. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 36 months
English
Apr 2021
Online
 
University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The International Master of Arts program in Statistics at the University of Haifa in Israel is dedicated to providing you with a rigorous, modern, and up-to-date education in ... +

The International Master of Arts program in Statistics at the University of Haifa in Israel is dedicated to providing you with a rigorous, modern, and up-to-date education in Statistics. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Franklin University Switzerland
Sorengo, Switzerland

Develop a critical understanding of issues arising from the attempts to “rethink” economics in the aftermath of the global crisis, and frame new problems in a changing world. ... +

Develop a critical understanding of issues arising from the attempts to “rethink” economics in the aftermath of the global crisis, and frame new problems in a changing world. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
17 Aug 2021
15 Jun 2021
Campus
 

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IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Bad Honnef, Germany

In the International Management Master’s degree program with a major in Finance & Accounting, you acquire extensive specialist knowledge and relevant general management kn ... +

In the International Management Master’s degree program with a major in Finance & Accounting, you acquire extensive specialist knowledge and relevant general management know-how, so you can safely navigate international capital markets. -
MA
Full-time
4 - 6 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in International Political Economy enables the students to design a study program tailored to their personal needs and interests. We offer a research-led and policy-ori ... +

The MA in International Political Economy enables the students to design a study program tailored to their personal needs and interests. We offer a research-led and policy-oriented curriculum taught by committed staff, which includes a placement that excellently prepares for the labor market. The masters provide you with a research-oriented profile, which makes you fit for participation in a Research Master and/or a Ph.D. track. Besides that, the program embedded in a university that provides a genuine international environment in the sparkling city of Groningen. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2021
01 May 2021
Campus
 
International University of Japan
Niigata, Japan

This degree program is not only to let students understand modern economics frameworks, but also to equip them with analytical tools in economics.

This degree program is not only to let students understand modern economics frameworks, but also to equip them with analytical tools in economics. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
25 Mar 2021
Campus
 
Gdańsk University of Technology
Gdańsk, Poland

Master in Economic Analysis offers candidates in-depth knowledge in the field of macro and microeconomics, finance, and accounting, and provides an expanded range of quantitat ... +

Master in Economic Analysis offers candidates in-depth knowledge in the field of macro and microeconomics, finance, and accounting, and provides an expanded range of quantitative methods making it possible to conduct effective analyses in areas which are the basis for decision-making, both in corporations and specialized financial institutions. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2021
09 Jul 2021
Campus
 
American University Online
Washington, USA

The online Master of Arts in Economics, Applied Economics specialization from American University brings you real-world analysis from today's most relevant scholars, research ... +

The online Master of Arts in Economics, Applied Economics specialization from American University brings you real-world analysis from today's most relevant scholars, research institutes and international organizations. -
MA
Part-time
20 months
English
Online
 
The New School

The MA in Global Political Economy and Finance is a 30-credit program that provides students with a sophisticated understanding of the world economy in historical context, the ... +

The MA in Global Political Economy and Finance is a 30-credit program that provides students with a sophisticated understanding of the world economy in historical context, the political economic analysis of the dynamics of contemporary world capitalist society, and state-of-the-art tools of political economic and financial analysis. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
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 MA in Economics is a terminal master’s program that equips its graduates with the advanced knowledge and quantitative skills required for an economic analyst in the busine ... +

The MA in Economics is a terminal master’s program that equips its graduates with the advanced knowledge and quantitative skills required for an economic analyst in the business world, the consulting industry, a central bank or government. The training provides a thorough understanding of fundamental economic principles, application of mathematical methods and modeling, and the use of computer software for large-scale data analysis. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

Applied economics is the use of economic theories, models, and data to solve real-world issues. Students in the Master of Arts in Applied Economics program develop skills in m ... +

Applied economics is the use of economic theories, models, and data to solve real-world issues. Students in the Master of Arts in Applied Economics program develop skills in macro- and microeconomics and learn to analyze and forecast economic trends in areas including (but not limited to) budgetary and fiscal policy, international trade, labor and urban economics. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
Aug 2021
01 Apr 2021
Campus
 
University of Szeged
Szeged, Hungary

The goal of the program in International Economy & Business is to provide the sound theoretical base and practical skills necessary for professional success. A strong emph ... +

The goal of the program in International Economy & Business is to provide the sound theoretical base and practical skills necessary for professional success. A strong emphasis is put on the international aspects of the field by teaching the subjects of International Economics, Finance, Accounting, Strategic Management, Human Resource Management, Negotiating Techniques and Intercultural Communication. -
MA
English
Campus
 
Babeș-Bolyai University - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

The program’s main mission is to stimulate students’ passion for research while offering intensive training meant to facilitate their pursuit of a career in academia or busine ... +

The program’s main mission is to stimulate students’ passion for research while offering intensive training meant to facilitate their pursuit of a career in academia or business. We aim to extend knowledge from the nation towards the regional and international perspective, considering the similitude with US study programs. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
12 Jul 2021
Campus
 
University of St. Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
St. Gallen, Switzerland

The Master's degree program in Economics (MEcon) provides in-depth theoretical and empirical knowledge in order to analyze the social and economic challenges of our time. Data ... +

The Master's degree program in Economics (MEcon) provides in-depth theoretical and empirical knowledge in order to analyze the social and economic challenges of our time. Data analysis has become a central component of developed economies due to the advance of digitalization. Hence, over recent years processing and analyzing Big Data has become increasingly important. MEcon provides you with the necessary tools to analyze economic policy problems using state-of-the-art methods and to develop successful strategies. You will thus be well prepared for responsible positions when you enter the job market. -
MA
Full-time
3 - 4 semesters
English, German
20 Sep 2021
31 Mar 2021
Campus
 

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