A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
An MA in Economic Policy will give students a strong foundation for the understanding of policy implementation. It is an in-depth program focusing on international economics and policy by employing a balanced course-set and ensuring to concentrate as much as possible on current events.
View all Master Programs in Economic Policy in North America 2019
The challenging global economy requires highly trained individuals who possess the knowledge and the skills in economic policymaking. [+]
The challenging global economy requires highly trained individuals who possess the knowledge and the skills in economic policymaking and, participate effectively in helping decision-makers choose sound economic policies that strike a good balance between cyclical economic recovery and long-run economic growth.
This exciting course-based program provides students with graduate-level knowledge and skills related to applications of economic theory in policy-making, bridging the gap between theory and practice.
The program is comprised of four distinct parts delivered over 16 consecutive months:six core courses; series of specialized electives; courses in both management and business communications; and, policy project. Key Learning Outcomes Describe, critically appraise, and apply advanced concepts in economics Choose the appropriate models and mathematical techniques to propose solutions to economic problems Formulate and conduct empirical tests of theoretical economic models using standard data Model and analyze the impacts of economic policies on consumers and society Career Opportunities ... [-]
A Master in International Development Policy gives the next generation of international development leaders the skills they need to change the world. [+]
The Master in International Development Policy (MIDP) degree equips students with essential technical and analytical skills necessary to make a positive difference in the world while delivering expertise in the politics, management, and ethics of development.
Our students recognize that well-designed government policies and development programs can be powerful instruments for improving public welfare, but that without a proper understanding of the economic and institutional context, efforts can be misdirected and even counterproductive.... [-]