Masters Programs in Economic Studies

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Economic Studies

A master’s degree involves engaging with concepts that have been introduced in a prior program on a deeper and more specialized level. The master’s is a continuation of a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent.

What is a Master in Economic Studies? It is an advanced degree that focuses on topics of macro and micro economics, finance, principles of industrial organization, public policy and topics in economics and business. The degree is usually one to two years and involves classroom lectures, tests and a master’s thesis. In addition to course requirements, the student may specialize in certain areas of interest.

With a Master in Economic Studies, the graduate has a solid grasp on major topics in finance, economics and business. He or she will be well-versed in concepts as well as practical applications in the corporate world.

The cost of this master’s degree varies according to the institution, the length of the course and other factors. It is possible to apply for financial aid or a loan as well as engage in work study to pay tuition.

After completing a Master in Economic Studies, the graduate can pursue a variety of careers in the business or financial areas. They often work for public and private firms or start their own businesses. Some graduates become entrepreneurs, while others work for consulting firms, non-profit organizations and think tanks. Others work for the government organizations or for academic institutions. A higher degree in the area of business and economics is highly prized by employers and can lead to numerous job opportunities.

You can apply for a Master in Economic Studies at a university or select online learning options. There are many distance learning courses available that fit well into a work schedule. 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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Master in International Finance

Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

The International Finance Faculty (MFF) provides training for bachelors and masters in the field of preparation "Economics". Upon completion of the training, students receive a diploma of the state standard of the Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation, and also have the opportunity to obtain a diploma from one of the prestigious Western partner universities. [+]

The International Finance Faculty (MFF) provides training for bachelors and masters in the field of preparation "Economics". Upon completion of the training, students receive a diploma of the state standard of the Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation, and also have the opportunity to obtain a diploma from one of the prestigious Western partner universities.

IFP prepares students of the faculty for professional work in the financial and economic divisions of organizations of various industries and forms of ownership, in state bodies in posts requiring basic higher economic education. The graduate of the faculty will be able to carry out analytical, organizational (administrative) and educational (teaching) activities in the following areas of the economy: functioning markets, financial and information flows, production and research processes carried out at enterprises (firms) of any form of ownership, in educational, research and other organizations, as well as within the government.... [-]


Master of Professional Accountancy

Rady School of Management
Campus Full time 12 years September 2019 USA San Diego

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities that span public accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations. The foundation of the MPAc experience at Rady includes outstanding faculty, integrative accounting knowledge, team projects, emphasis on communication and teamwork, case studies, professional seminars, guest speakers, simulations, and hands-on-experiences. [+]

Launch Your Career in Professional Accountancy

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities that span public accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations. The foundation of the MPAc experience at Rady includes outstanding faculty, integrative accounting knowledge, team projects, emphasis on communication and teamwork, case studies, professional seminars, guest speakers, simulations, and hands-on-experiences.

In the Rady School MPAc program you will: Fulfill accounting education requirements for CPA licensure. Acquire an advanced degree to become more attractive to potential employers. Be part of the UC San Diego and Rady School networks. Access personal career coaches via Rady’s Graduate Career Connections. Work in a diverse team as you learn key business functions such as marketing, finance and operations. ... [-]

MScF in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Switzerland Geneva Spain Barcelona + 2 more

The Master of Science in Finance with a major in International Finance is designed to challenge and develop your understanding of global finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytical and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a major in International Finance is designed to challenge and develop your understanding of global finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytical and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. You will understand the macroeconomic forces that shape the world today, how to assess risk and respond to emerging finance and investment challenges.

Over the course of the program students will: Acquire knowledge of international taxation and estate planning. Learn risk management and gain an in-depth knowledge of insurance companies. Be able to perform a Technical Analysis. Be familiar with Hedge Fund analysis and management. Explore financial statement analysis for executives. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science Major in International Finance Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses Internships: We provide the access to internship opportunities in international companies and organizations Program ... [-]

Master of Finance

University of Maryland College Park
Campus Full time 9 - 20 months September 2019 USA College Park

The Master of Finance program will introduce you to some of the top minds in finance today. Our faculty are consultants to large financial institutions, multinational corporations and government agencies. [+]

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 Finance program will introduce you to some of the top minds in finance today. Our faculty are consultants to large financial institutions, multinational corporations and government agencies. This rigorous curriculum will equip you for challenging and rewarding career options in finance. Obtain mastery in the latest tools in corporate finance, asset management, risk management and valuation. Participate in Center for Financial Policy events, get industry-specific career coaching and receive excellent preparation for the CFA exam.... [-]


Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance

University of St. Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Switzerland St. Gallen

With a challenging curriculum, the Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) is one of the leading international finance programmes. A top-tier international faculty in the fields of Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods offers high-quality education in both theory and application. With its 6th place in the global Financial Times Masters in Finance Ranking 2018, the MBF programme has been ranked among the top finance programmes for six years in a row and ranks number one in Switzerland and in the German-speaking world. [+]

Masters in Economic Studies. With a challenging curriculum, the Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) is one of the leading international finance programmes. It ranked 6th in the Financial Times Ranking 2018. In the fields of Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods, the programme offers high-quality education in both theory and application. It is designed to train our students in the critical reflection of various concepts and approaches prevailing in financial theory and practice. Educational goals The programme’s educational goals encompass three dimensions: 1. Functional dimension An understanding of the function and importance of financial intermediation in the context of the present and future development of economic systems and its integration in the social, legal and political sphere. 2. Instrumental dimension Knowledge of the theory and application of financial markets, characteristics and implementation of modern financial instruments, and the core functions of modern financial management. 3. Institutional dimension Knowledge of the core functions of planning, steering and supervision of financial institutions and their strategic business units. CFA & CAIA programme partnerships The MBF programme is an official programme partner of the CFA Institute and the CAIA Association. The MBF programme covers more than 70 % of the candidate body of knowledge for all three levels of the CFA programme. These partnerships enable the MBF to award CFA and CAIA fellowships each year to outstanding MBF students who embark on the programme. Curriculum: contents and structure The MBF programme has a clear and flexible structure. The core... [-]

Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Newmarket New Brunswick

Ranked among the top 40 graduate accounting programs in North America by Eduniversal, and with a curriculum endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants, our accounting master’s program is strategically designed to help meet the career goals of recently-graduated accounting majors looking to prepare for the CPA exam and launch satisfying careers. [+]

Ranked among the top 40 graduate accounting programs in North America by Eduniversal, and with a curriculum endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants, our accounting master’s program is strategically designed to help meet the career goals of recently-graduated accounting majors looking to prepare for the CPA exam and launch satisfying careers.

The Rutgers Business School Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting is a 30-credit, hybrid graduate accounting program that combines the best of in-person and online learning to provide optimal flexibility for both you and hiring accounting firms.

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Master in Accountancy

Bentley University - McCallum Graduate School of Business
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Waltham

Technology does the number-crunching. Accountants provide the wide-ranging analysis, insight, and expertise that makes those numbers useful. Originally founded as a school of accounting and finance, Bentley continues to educate technically proficient accountants who enter the workforce with the critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills required in a global business environment. [+]

Technology does the number-crunching. Accountants provide the wide-ranging analysis, insight, and expertise that makes those numbers useful. Originally founded as a school of accounting and finance, Bentley continues to educate technically proficient accountants who enter the workforce with the critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills required in a global business environment.

Sign up for a Webinar - Join us for an interactive hour to learn more about our MS programs in Finance and Accountancy. Hear from admissions officers and current students. Visit: https://admissions.bentley.edu/graduate/events.

Founded as a school of accounting and finance, Bentley continues to educate technically proficient accountants. Equally important, our graduates develop the critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills required in a global business environment.... [-]


Master of Science in Financial Analysis - STEM Program

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 22 months January 2019 USA San Francisco + 1 more

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) at the University of San Francisco is focused on building expertise in investment analysis and management. [+]

There is no city in the world like San Francisco. Transform your career in the SF Bay Area with the USF Master of Science in Financial Analysis.

Unrivaled Location

The USF location can directly impact career outcomes. Our downtown campus puts you in the heart of the San Francisco financial district. You’ll build your professional network with leading financial firms and global companies located just blocks away.

Student Experience

Designed for recent graduates and students in the early stages of their careers, the full-time MSFA is a one-and-a-half-year program that includes a Research Project or Academic Immersion. Read more about the MS Financial Analysis degree student experience.... [-]


Master in Accountacy

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Boston

The Master of Accountancy (MACC) program at our School of Business is designed for talented, hard-working individuals who want to develop the full range of skills that a successful career in accounting requires. [+]

Master of Accountancy

Program overview

The Master of Accountancy (MACC) program at our School of Business is designed for talented, hard-working individuals who want to develop the full range of skills that a successful career in accounting requires.

Taking you far beyond what is covered in a traditional undergraduate classroom, the MACC program will hone your ability to analyze information, identify problems, provide value-added solutions, interact with various types of people and communicate ideas in a compelling manner. These technical, critical thinking and soft skills provide the kind of solid professional foundation that doesn't just prepare you for your first job, but for the career that is ahead of you.... [-]


Master of Finance

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 USA Boston San Francisco United Kingdom London United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Cambridge + 9 more

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting. [+]

Pursue a career in corporate finance and make an impact within a multinational company.

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting.

Locations

Start your program in Boston and have the option to rotate to up to two other Hult campuses for your electives as part of our Global Campus Rotation.

Your Master of Finance at a glance

Who is this program for?

Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to launch a career in the finance function of multinational companies.... [-]


Master in International & Sustainable Finance

Business School Lausanne
Campus 18 months February 2019 Switzerland Lausanne

The BSL Master in International and Sustainable Finance (MISF) is a new generation of a master’s program that facilitates a rigorous exploration of finance for a sustainable world. [+]

Program Overview

The BSL Master in International and Sustainable Finance (MISF) is a new generation of a master’s program that facilitates a rigorous exploration of finance for a sustainable world.

You will explore the interdependence between finance and sustainability and will be exposed to the latest thinking on the shared economy, social value, sustainable investing, micro-crediting, and other models beyond finance as usual. You will develop rigorous finance skills and know-how that are valued globally by taking the preparatory courses for the CFA® Level I exam. The CFA® is known as the top professional qualification for finance and investment professionals. You will explore your leadership capacity and will be encouraged to develop the skills and sensibilities for making a meaningful difference in the world. Why Sustainable Finance? ... [-]

MA in Entrepreneurial Risk Management

Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Magdeburg

The Master’s course in Entrepreneurial Risk Management enables students with a business-related Bachelor’s degree (business administration, economics or industrial engineering) to continue their studies by consolidating and expanding their knowledge in the area of risk management. The objective of the course is to deal with functions such as risk prevention, analysis and control, all of which arise in connection with risk management. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins each winter semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply until 31 July via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The Master’s course in Entrepreneurial Risk Management enables students with a business-related Bachelor’s degree (business administration, economics or industrial engineering) to continue their studies by consolidating and expanding their knowledge in the area of risk management. The objective of the course is to deal with functions such as risk prevention, analysis and control, all of which arise in connection with risk management. The specialist risk management knowledge is communicated in an interdisciplinary manner. Students will acquire competencies in the relevant operational areas of organisations and management.... [-]


Master of Accountancy

University of South Florida
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years January 2019 USA Tampa

The MAcc program provides candidates with greater breadth and depth of knowledge in accountancy than is possible in the baccalaureate program. The program is designed to meet the increasing needs of business, government, and public accounting. [+]

Overview

The MAcc program provides candidates with greater breadth and depth of knowledge in accountancy than is possible in the baccalaureate program. The program is designed to meet the increasing needs of business, government, and public accounting. Students entering the MAcc program must already have the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in accounting from an AACSB-accredited school. The program may also be structured to satisfy the requirements to sit for the CPA examination in Florida.

Program Structure

Students who have the equivalent of an undergraduate major in accounting at USF (including 21-24 hours of upper-level accounting coursework taken within the last five years from a regionally accredited institution in the United States) are required to complete 30 hours of coursework. The majority of the coursework (24 hours) is devoted to the study of accounting. The remaining six hours consist of study in other areas of business, including economics, entrepreneurship, finance, and information systems/decision sciences. These six hours are selected by the student in consultation with the MAcc Program advisor. At least 70 percent of the coursework must be at the 6000 level. Students will choose a concentration in either tax, assurance, or corporate accounting. ... [-]


Master in Managerial Economics

University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Wrocław

The master's degree is designed for students who expect to pursue a managerial career in business in their home country or abroad. The program provides economic skills and competencies necessary to deal with the management challenges of increasing complexity in the modern economy. [+]

Master in Managerial Economics

This two-year program presumes prior bachelor's level knowledge in economics. The master's degree is designed for students who expect to pursue a managerial career in business in their home country or abroad.

The program provides economic skills and competencies necessary to deal with the management challenges of increasing complexity in the modern economy. Courses cover both traditional and emerging economic fields, including microeconomics, managerial economics, marketing, innovation management, accounting, capital market, competition, industrial and tax policy. The program also includes the problems of international economics and business management on the Global and European Single Market.... [-]


Master in Finance

EGADE Business School
Campus Part time 2 years April 2019 Mexico Mexico City Monterrey + 1 more

The Master in Finance develops business leaders with sound knowledge of financial markets and an avant-garde approach in global business. The program is distinguished by the balance it offers with the acquisition of expert knowledge of the financial sector and the strengthening of analytical and management skills highly recognized in the professional field. [+]

The Master in Finance develops business leaders with sound knowledge of financial markets and an avant-garde approach in global business. The program is distinguished by the balance it offers with the acquisition of expertise knowledge of the financial sector and the strengthening of analytical and management skills highly recognized in the professional field.

This program promotes an innovative financial vision, based on the use of sophisticated technological tools that enable a deep and comprehensive financial analysis, which in turn supports strategic business decision-making. This vision is supplemented by a broad sense of responsible and ethical leadership, with the objective of creating trust in financial agents and institutions, maintaining a global and sustainable perspective of organizations.... [-]