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66 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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International Psychoanalytic University Berlin
Berlin, Germany

This multidisciplinary MA Psychology program with an organizational focus aims to foster a reflective socio-critical stance in its students. You will explore subjects revolvin ... +

This multidisciplinary MA Psychology program with an organizational focus aims to foster a reflective socio-critical stance in its students. You will explore subjects revolving around transformation processes in the context of organizational psychology, environmental psychology, health psychology, and related areas. This MA Psychology program is targeted at bachelor graduates in psychology or economics and related fields who wish to pursue a career within the field of organizational psychology while implementing a psychodynamic perspective. Whether it be NGOs, governmental agencies, environmental organizations or other directions, this MA program will excellently prepare you for a diverse professional life and career. -
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Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2022
01 Jul 2022
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 2022
Campus
 
The New School
New York, USA

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. -
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Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 

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Gdańsk University of Technology
Gdańsk, Poland

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

Master in Economic Analytics offers candidates an in-depth knowledge in the field of macro and microeconomics, finance, and accounting and provides an expanded range of quantitative methods allowing to conduct effective analyzes in areas which are the basis for decision-making, both in the enterprise and specialized financial institutions. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
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. -
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Full-time
4 semesters
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
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
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Venice, Italy

This Economics, Finance and Sustainability program completely taught in English trains experts with a rich knowledge of the quantitative methods of theoretical and empirical a ... +

This Economics, Finance and Sustainability program completely taught in English trains experts with a rich knowledge of the quantitative methods of theoretical and empirical analysis. This program offers different curricula to sharpen your economic and financial knowledge: the Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Curriculum curriculum; the Economics-QEM curriculum, and the The Sustainable Finance Curriculum. -
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Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Leeds, Faculty of Social Sciences
Leeds, United Kingdom

This programme unites our academic commitment and expertise in helping understand and develop responses to the most pressing global politcal economy challenges facing humanity ... +

This programme unites our academic commitment and expertise in helping understand and develop responses to the most pressing global politcal economy challenges facing humanity today. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2022
01 Jul 2022
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
Campus
 
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

The Master of Arts in Economics prepares students for positions in both the private and public sectors and for further academic training. The program is typically completed in ... +

The Master of Arts in Economics prepares students for positions in both the private and public sectors and for further academic training. The program is typically completed in 24 months or less and contains rigorous training in microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, and econometrics, as well as elective courses in a range of applied fields. -
MA
Full-time
24 months
English
Sep 2022
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. -
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Full-time
English (UK)
01 Feb 2023
15 Oct 2022
Campus
 
European University Institute (EUI)
Florence, Italy

The Master of Arts in Transnational Governance is the first of its kind, tailored to equip the leaders of tomorrow with the knowledge and skills needed to tackle cross-border ... +

The Master of Arts in Transnational Governance is the first of its kind, tailored to equip the leaders of tomorrow with the knowledge and skills needed to tackle cross-border issues in their complexity and interconnectedness. The curriculum covers the economic, legal, and political aspects of transnational governance, breaking out of traditional perspectives to design innovative and effective policy solutions. -
MA
Full-time
22 months
English
01 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Academy for Cultural Diplomacy - Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies
Berlin, Germany

The short track MA Degree in International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy is a 3 semesters´ program offered by Furtwangen University (HFU) in partnership with th ... +

The short track MA Degree in International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy is a 3 semesters´ program offered by Furtwangen University (HFU) in partnership with the ICD Academy for Cultural Diplomacy and is conducted fully in Berlin- Germany. -
MA
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of Public Service
Budapest, Hungary +1 More

The curriculum of the MA program in International Relations was framed in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to fulfill practical needs.

The curriculum of the MA program in International Relations was framed in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to fulfill practical needs. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2022
Campus