Master of Science in Economic Studies in North America

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Economic Studies

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.

 

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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M.S. Finance

Webster University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months August 2019 USA St. Louis Orlando + 2 more

Understanding financial modeling, mergers and acquisitions and financial business strategy from an analytical perspective can be an invaluable asset toward achieving new career goals. [+]

M.S. Finance

Understanding financial modeling, mergers and acquisitions and financial business strategy from an analytical perspective can be an invaluable asset toward achieving new career goals.

At Webster University, the finance degree programs focus on a quantitative and comprehensive examination of the financial field. Students in the graduate program gain knowledge that can help them measure financial risk and formulate strategies to reduce it, determine the value of financial assets and analyze the financial decisions of a corporation, which can ultimately lead toward career advancement. With coursework in closely related fields of accounting and economics, financial professionals value the undergraduate and graduate programs in Finance as a way to develop skills in corporate finance, investments and financial institutions. Points of Distinction... [-]


Master of Science in Financial Analysis

Gordon College
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 USA Wenham + 1 more

Gordon’s Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) is both a good fit for those looking to further their business and finance careers, and for those looking to transition into a finance or business career from the humanities, social sciences or STEM-related fields. [+]

Business scandals have shown us that details can’t be taken for granted. This means that companies and organizations are not just hiring analysts who can crunch numbers, but who will do so while adhering to high ethical standards. At Gordon, the business model is different. Within our Christian framework, business and financial services—like in the Parable of the Talents—can serve as a medium for social good, stewardship, justice, and love.

Find your fit

This program is great for students from all four-year, academic backgrounds—whether you have a Bachelor of Arts, Science or Applied Science on your college diploma. Gordon’s Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) is both a good fit for those looking to further their business and finance careers, and for those looking to transition into a finance or business career from the humanities, social sciences or STEM-related fields.... [-]


MS Taxation

Kogod School of Business, American University
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Washington

The Master of Science in Taxation (MST) program develops your competency in the U.S. tax code and state taxation. You’ll learn from expert faculty and executives-in-residence who work at companies such as PWC, Deloitte, and EY. Kogod’s Tax Policy Center is a key part of the program, offering additional opportunities for enrichment and networking in the field. [+]

The Master of Science in Taxation (MST) program develops your competency in the U.S. tax code and state taxation. You’ll learn from expert faculty and executives-in-residence who work at companies such as PWC, Deloitte, and EY. Kogod’s Tax Policy Center is a key part of the program, offering additional opportunities for enrichment and networking in the field.

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Master in Accountancy

Wake Forest University - School of Business
Campus Full time 2 - 3 semesters August 2019 USA Winston-Salem Charlotte + 1 more

Wake Forest University’s Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) is one of the top accounting programs in the U.S. With an unmatched CPA pass rate, we are a premier recruiting school for leading firms and historically 100% of our students are employed at graduation. [+]

Your Masters in Accounting Leads to Measurable Success

Wake Forest University’s Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) is one of the top accounting programs in the U.S. With an unmatched CPA pass rate, we are a premier recruiting school for leading firms and historically 100% of our students are employed at graduation.

Two Options to Earn your MSA

Two-semester program: For students who enter the Wake Forest MSA program having accepted (or plan to accept) a job offer that will begin after completion of the program. Students who pursue the two-semester program graduate in May.

Three-semester program: For students who enter the MSA program without a job offer. This program includes an internship during the spring semester. Students who pursue the three-semester program graduate in December.... [-]


MS in Finance

Manhattanville College School of Business
Campus 18 months February 2019 USA New York

Manhattanville College’s Master of Science in Finance program focuses on going beyond the numbers to understand the greater impact finance has on an organization. The CFO's role in top organizations has evolved from crunching numbers to being the CEO’s strategic partner. [+]

Overview

Manhattanville College’s Master of Science in Finance program focuses on going beyond the numbers to understand the greater impact finance has on an organization. The CFO's role in top organizations has evolved from crunching numbers to being the CEO’s strategic partner. The demand for smart, communicative, and thoughtful people in top finance positions will increase even more in the future. Gain an understanding of financial decision processes to maximize shareholder wealth, financial statement analysis, and financial institutions, and immerse yourself in current financial special topics in Manhattanville’s M.S. in Finance program.

The program offers three specializations: Corporate Finance, Investment Management, and Accounting.... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 USA Troy

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering. [+]

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering.

Risk Analytics is the application of computational technologies, statistics, and operations research to solve problems of risk assessment and management in finance and business. As global markets become more complex and interdependent, the importance of “quants,” or managers who know how to use quantitative models to understand markets, is growing.

Master of Science in Quantitative Finance & Risk Analytics (QFRA) Students will: Master cutting-edge financial theory and advanced analytical techniques; Study emerging concepts, practices, and techniques in the finance industry; Conduct empirical research and modeling; Utilize a variety of professional databases and computer software; STEM Certified. ... [-]

MS in Enterprise Risk Management

Yeshiva University
Online Campus Full time Part time 16 - 24 months September 2019 USA New York + 2 more

The ERM degree is aligned with industry-recognized certifications and addresses key professional competencies, including enterprise risk management, financial sector analysis, statistics, and analytics. [+]

Organizations need to have a thorough understanding of business risk to optimize return on investment. Risk management professionals are critical to researching, analyzing, and managing the risk management process. Through foundational work on frameworks and modeling combined with real-world projects, the 30-credit master's in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at the Katz School puts students on the track for management positions in a variety of industries.

The ERM degree is aligned with industry-recognized certifications and addresses key professional competencies, including enterprise risk management, financial sector analysis, statistics, and analytics.International Students may be eligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT), allowing you to work in the United States for up to 36 months.... [-]


MS Finance

Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Campus Full time 10 months July 2019 USA West Lafayette

A Purdue Master of Science Degree with a concentration in Finance (MS(F)) program draws on real-world applications and access to the top minds in finance, complementing studies in the classroom to create a holistic learning experience. [+]

A Purdue Master of Science Degree with a concentration in Finance (MS(F)) program draws on real-world applications and access to the top minds in finance, complementing studies in the classroom to create a holistic learning experience. These intensive studies will further develop your abilities in critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving.

Working in a team-based environment, you’ll study alongside top students from the United States and around the world.

The Purdue Master’s in Finance is tailored to foster your individual aspirations. For a competitive edge for careers in corporate finance; investment management; security analysis and brokerage; commercial and retail banking; and financial management of commercial and nonprofit organizations, choose an MS(F) degree from Purdue.... [-]


MSc in Accounting

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Tampa

The University of Tampa Master of Science in Accounting program prepares students for the dynamic nature of a professional career in accounting. Offering both full and part-time schedules, [+]

Master of Science in Accounting

The University of Tampa Master of Science in Accounting program prepares students for the dynamic nature of a professional career in accounting. Offering both full and part-time schedules, the Master of Science in Accounting graduate curriculum includes courses to help students meet the educational requirements for professional certifications and related exams.

Accounting is often called the language of business. Organizations plan, assess and report the results of operations, financial condition and cash position using accounting principles to prepare financial statements that express business operations to both internal and external users of financial information.... [-]


MS in Accounting

University of Maryland College Park
Campus Full time Part time 10 - 16 months September 2019 USA College Park + 1 more

The Master of Science in Accounting program produces highly trained accounting professionals who are prepared for the accountability and the expanded role accounting plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. [+]

The Smith School is known for its academic excellence. Our specialty masters programs optimize our top faculty, resources and location to transform you into a business professional ready to lead, no matter which specialization you pursue.

The Master of Science in Accounting program produces highly trained accounting professionals who are prepared for the accountability and the expanded role accounting plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. You’ll learn to carry out the rigorous internal auditing required to meet today’s strict accounting and auditing standards. Key topics include: internal auditing application and practice; forensic auditing and its role in fraud prevention, deterrence, detection and control; business ethics for accountants and auditors; and current trends in corporate governance.... [-]


MSc in Accounting

Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
Campus Full time 9 - 21 months September 2019 USA Syracuse

In today’s marketplace, rapid innovation and business without borders require accounting professionals to think critically and conceive strategic solutions for complex commerce scenarios. The Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting in the Whitman School of Management offers an M.S. in professional accounting that combines a rigorous curriculum with practical industry experience to fully prepare you for the challenges of a career as a practicing accountant, consultant or manager. [+]

Overview

In today’s marketplace, rapid innovation and business without borders require accounting professionals to think critically and conceive strategic solutions for complex commerce scenarios. The Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting in the Whitman School of Management offers an M.S. in professional accounting that combines a rigorous curriculum with practical industry experience to fully prepare you for the challenges of a career as a practicing accountant, consultant or manager.

Our program accommodates students with a background in accounting as well as those with education in other disciplines. If entering with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, you will complete 30 credits to earn your M.S. in professional accounting. If entering without an undergraduate accounting degree, you will need to take additional courses during your time in the program, depending on your previous business and accounting coursework. This path could lengthen your time in the program.... [-]


Master in Accounting

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Madison Teaneck

Silberman College is a recognized center of excellence for accounting and tax education, with a long history of providing innovative educational programs that meet the needs of the accounting profession and its practitioners. The MS in Accounting program features two tracks. Completion of either track will academically qualify students to take the CPA exam and meet licensing requirements. [+]

Silberman College is a recognized center of excellence for accounting and tax education, with a long history of providing innovative educational programs that meet the needs of the accounting profession and its practitioners.

The MS in Accounting program features two tracks. Completion of either track will academically qualify students to take the CPA exam and meet licensing requirements.

The first track, part of the College's 150-hour accounting program, is designed for students who have an undergraduate major or concentration in accounting. This track was recognized by the American Accounting Association's prestigious Innovation in Accounting Education Award. The other track is tailored to students who do not have an undergraduate background in accounting but desire to focus in this area at the graduate level.... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Economics

California Lutheran University
Online Campus Full time Part time 36 hours USA Thousand Oaks Westlake Village + 2 more

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, including close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team. [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, including close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team.

Quick Facts

*Students can start in August or January of each year.

Our program features an intense quantitative element, including more econometrics, financial economics, and theory than most master’s programs. The econometrics curriculum contains unique forecasting and modeling components that provide valuable hands-on application of theory.

Highly Ranked

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics has been ranked 3rd in the nation for quantitive economics programs by The Financial Engineer.... [-]


MS in Statistics

Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 semesters September 2019 USA New York + 1 more

The Master of Science in Statistics teaches you to apply key aspects of quantitative models to decision making across a variety of industries. With an MS in Statistics, you will gain the knowledge essential for success as a statistics professional and develop the necessary skills to help meet modern business demands for statistical models, business analytics, and data mining. [+]

The Master of Science in Statistics teaches you to apply key aspects of quantitative models to decision making across a variety of industries. With an MS in Statistics, you will gain the knowledge essential for success as a statistics professional and develop the necessary skills to help meet modern business demands for statistical models, business analytics, and data mining.

Program Highlights Average completion is 3-4 semesters Flexible scheduling allows you to switch between part-time and full-time course loads Qualifies for Department of Homeland Security OPT Extension for STEM International Students Preliminary Course Requirements

Students are strongly advised to complete a minimum of six credits of undergraduate calculus (Calculus I & II) before beginning graduate coursework.... [-]


Master of Science in International Economics and Finance at Valparaiso University

American Consortium of Universities (INTERLINK)
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 USA Valparaiso

The Master of Science in International Economics and Finance (IEF) provides students with theoretical and analytical training in the economic, financial, cultural, and managerial aspects of global business and commerce. This 37-credit program is designed for international and US students seeking to develop skills to effectively recommend strategies and policies to upper management operating in a complex global business environment. [+]

The Master of Science in International Economics and Finance (IEF) provides students with theoretical and analytical training in the economic, financial, cultural, and managerial aspects of global business and commerce. This 37-credit program is designed for international and US students seeking to develop skills to effectively recommend strategies and policies to upper management operating in a complex global business environment. The program, which can be completed in 18 months of full-time coursework, requires study in the areas of finance, statistics, and global economics issues. Graduates of this degree program will be well-positioned to work in the profit, non-profit, and government sectors.... [-]