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65 Master of Art Programs in Economics

The Master of Arts (MA) degree is the next level of education after completing a bachelor’s degree. They allow for continued study of a subject carried over from the undergraduate level, or exploration of other professional or academic interests. What is an MA in Economics? The graduate degree program trains participants in the fundamentals of economic analysis. The coursework may involve ec… Read more

The Master of Arts (MA) degree is the next level of education after completing a bachelor’s degree. They allow for continued study of a subject carried over from the undergraduate level, or exploration of other professional or academic interests.

What is an MA in Economics? The graduate degree program trains participants in the fundamentals of economic analysis. The coursework may involve econometrics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, and data analysis. There is usually emphasis on mathematics, particularly calculus, linear algebra, and probability as well as statistics. Electives may be offered to round out the education experience and may involve international trade and finance, law, labor, game theory, and economics for numerous industries.

Students of this degree program primarily learn how to use economic analysis tools needed to study issues and policies. They also develop strong research skills as well as analytical abilities through rigorous studies in economic theory.

The costs of an MA in Economics programs vary widely, depending on the type of educational institution you select, the country it is in, and the time required for program completion. Expect to spend between one to three years to finish your studies. Research schools that interest you and contact them for more information.

Completion of the MA in Economics could lead to a career as an economist in either the private or public sector. Some possible early career positions include auditor, manager, program officer, advisor, coordinator, partnership specialist, and consultant. Government roles may range from inspector, minister, and engineer to program manager, ambassador, and department general manager. Executive positions in business from director to chief executive officer are common, while the academic world has professors, academic deans, and department chairs.

The MA in Economics is available at university campuses around the world and online. 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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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
 
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
 

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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
 
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
 
San Diego State University
San Diego, USA

The MA program in economics provides students with advanced training in decision-making techniques and quantitative analysis by building on a core of applied microeconomic and ... +

The MA program in economics provides students with advanced training in decision-making techniques and quantitative analysis by building on a core of applied microeconomic and econometric classes. Students learn to apply analytic methods to business and policy issues, use advanced econometric methods and computer software. An internship program provides students with valuable work experience. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Bayreuth
Bayreuth, Germany

The Departments of Philosophy and Economics offer a leading and unique Master Programme in Philosophy & Economics in Europe. P&E will provide you with a rigorous educa ... +

The Departments of Philosophy and Economics offer a leading and unique Master Programme in Philosophy & Economics in Europe. P&E will provide you with a rigorous education in core areas of economics and analytic philosophy. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
English
Nov 2021
Campus
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

Upon successfully completing the Program, each student will receive a certificate from Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and a diploma from Georgetown, which ... +

Upon successfully completing the Program, each student will receive a certificate from Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and a diploma from Georgetown, which will be presented side by side. Both documents will reference the Georgetown Master of Arts and the ULB Certificate of Advanced Master and will include the name of the other institution. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Denver, USA

The MA program in Global Economic Affairs provides students with a multidisciplinary, policy-focused examination of the global economy. Courses focus on the complex changes un ... +

The MA program in Global Economic Affairs provides students with a multidisciplinary, policy-focused examination of the global economy. Courses focus on the complex changes underway in the global economy, including the emerging patterns of financial, trade and human capital flows and their effect on national economies, the effect of globalization on state capacity, policy autonomy and national economic conditions, the relationship between economic, political and social outcomes, corporate governance and competition and the interaction of interest groups, states and multilateral agreements and organizations. -
MA
2 years
English
Campus
 

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