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 exciting and unique field, economics and administration involves the study of both the larger economy and individual behavior within that economy. An advanced knowledge of economics plus training in business, finance and public policy afford many career opportunities for experts to assist both public and private sector organizarions.
There are several institutions for higher learning located throughout Puerto Rico, with The University of Puerto Rico being the oldest and largest. As a territory of the United States, citizens may have access to additional opportunities for education.
Top Master Programs in Economic Studies in Puerto Rico 2019
The Graduate School of Planning grants the professional degree of Master's in Planning with areas of emphasis in the fields of Urban and Territorial Planning, Planning of Natural Resources and Environment, Planning of the Economic Systems, and Areas of Policies and Social Planning. [+]
The Graduate School of Planning grants the professional degree of Master's in Planning with areas of emphasis in the fields of Urban and Territorial Planning, Planning of Natural Resources and Environment, Planning of the Economic Systems, and Areas of Policies and Social Planning.
The syllabus for the Master's degree in Planning was reviewed and approved by the Academic Senate on April 17, 1997 and by the Board of Trustees through Certification No. 22 of August 28, 1998.
The focus of the curriculum is the comprehensive and integral development of society, in its main components: economic, social, urban-spatial and environmental. The theories, methods and techniques for the diagnosis and analysis of problems and needs, the evaluation of intervention alternatives and the design of policies, plans, programs and projects and their implementation are studied. The scope of intervention can be national, regional, municipal and community, through the government, the community, non-governmental organizations, private companies or their consortiums.... [-]