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55 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
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey

Economics MA and Ph.D. programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. In their common core, these programs equip the s ... +

Economics MA and Ph.D. programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. In their common core, these programs equip the student with a solid background in economic theory and application techniques. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
29 May 2020
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
Sep 2020
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 2020
Campus
 
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
Aug 2020
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
12 Oct 2020
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. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
31 Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Denver, USA

The MA program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration (GFTEI) provides students with a multidisciplinary, policy-focused examination of the global economy. Courses ... +

The MA program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration (GFTEI) 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
 
University of Bucharest
Bucharest, Romania

The Faculty of Philosophy, in a partnership with the Faculty of Business and Administration, are pleased to announce the launch of their new jointly organized MA program in Ph ... +

The Faculty of Philosophy, in a partnership with the Faculty of Business and Administration, are pleased to announce the launch of their new jointly organized MA program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, starting October 2017. It is the first PPE program in Romania, and one of the very few in Eastern Europe. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
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
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Masters Degree in Applied Economics provides students with a solid understanding of the fundamental tools of economic analysis that are employed to conduct rigorous study ... +

The Masters Degree in Applied Economics provides students with a solid understanding of the fundamental tools of economic analysis that are employed to conduct rigorous study of economic issues and economic policies. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Leeds Beckett University
Leeds, United Kingdom

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of globalization and of the challenges the process of deeper economic integration presents.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of globalization and of the challenges the process of deeper economic integration presents. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Tartu
Tartu, Estonia

MA in Quantitative Economics gives students strong preparation in contemporary economic theory and econometric analysis methods.

MA in Quantitative Economics gives students strong preparation in contemporary economic theory and econometric analysis methods. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Master of Arts Degree in Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development (RMSED) emphasizes the economic and management perspectives of peace while focusing on ... +

The Master of Arts Degree in Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development (RMSED) emphasizes the economic and management perspectives of peace while focusing on the concepts of sustainability and responsibility. Its creation was based on the belief that to better contribute to the promotion of sustainable peace, it is imperative to explore what role the economy plays in the world today and its impact on our environment and societies’ well-being. Issues of rural and urban poverty, growing inequalities and disparities, environmental degradation, financial crises, and globalization are challenging political-economic stability and social cohesion in all societies. Modern society faces the growing challenge of sustainability; finding solutions that will maintain and protect social systems for future generations. Students from the RMSED Program will become responsible managers with strong emphasis on sustainability that will be able to work in the corporate sector, public sector or social sector, both in industrialized and developing countries. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
20 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO
Odintsovo, Russia

The two-year long Master's in International Relations Programme at MGIMO University is designed to meet the needs of rising leaders in the public service professions, includin ... +

The two-year long Master's in International Relations Programme at MGIMO University is designed to meet the needs of rising leaders in the public service professions, including domestic and international government agencies and non-profit organizations by providing up-to-date, firsthand information about Russia and Eurasia from a Russian viewpoint. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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