Master's Degree in Economic Studies in District of Columbia in USA

Compare Masters Programs in Economic Studies 2019 in District of Columbia in USA

Economic Studies

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

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Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) Program - Taxation

University of Washington Foster School of Business
Campus Full time 9 months September 2019 USA Seattle San Francisco + 1 more

The MPAcc at UW responds by preparing accounting professionals with quality education, strong ethics, innovative thinking, and excellent oral and written communication skills. [+]

There has never been a greater need for leadership and integrity in the accounting profession. The Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) Program at the University of Washington's Michael G. Foster School of Business responds by preparing accounting professionals with quality education, strong ethics, innovative thinking, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Program Overview

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) in Taxation prepares graduate students for high-level careers in taxation, where economic decision-making depends on an in-depth knowledge of the tax code and its ramifications. The program offers broad training in the technical aspects and complexities of both corporate and personal taxation. Students learn to use tax law to optimize tax planning and compliance and gain a thorough understanding of the underlying theory of taxation, as well as tax policy considerations. MPAcc students also work to develop their communication skills and the attitudes, ethics, and sense of personal and social responsibility that accompany their profession.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) Program - Auditing and Assurance

University of Washington Foster School of Business
Campus Full time 9 months September 2019 USA Seattle San Francisco + 1 more

The MPAcc at UW responds by preparing accounting professionals with quality education, strong ethics, innovative thinking, and excellent oral and written communication skills. [+]

There has never been a greater need for leadership and integrity in the accounting profession. The Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) Program at the University of Washington's Michael G. Foster School of Business responds by preparing accounting professionals with quality education, strong ethics, innovative thinking, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Program Overview

Although the three-quarter-long, full-time professional master's degree program provides accounting students with the additional credits required to sit for the CPA Exam in the State of Washington, its primary purpose is to prepare students for success in their accounting careers in public accounting, internal auditing, or industry. The program was designed with extensive input from partners of several of the large public accounting firms and emphasizes the skills needed to succeed in business, including risk management, effective communications, personal selling skills, problem-solving, and teamwork.... [-]


Advanced Master in Political Economy

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 year May 2020 USA Georgetown

The Brussels-Washington joint degree in Political Economy is an innovative one-year program combining the strengths of two internationally-renowned institutions. Upon successful completion of the program, two degrees are awarded, one by Solvay Brussels School and one by Georgetown University. [+]

A joint degree between Georgetown University and Solvay Brussels School (ULB).

The Brussels-Washington joint degree in Political Economy is an innovative one-year program combining the strengths of two internationally-renowned institutions. Upon successful completion of the program, two degrees are awarded, one by Solvay Brussels School and one by Georgetown University.

This unique degree offers:

• An international experience at the heart of global policy-making decision powers, with full immersion in both Washington DC, host of all US institutions and Brussels, capital of Europe and host of all European institutions.• Courses instructed by academics and practitioners who are leading specialists in their field.• On-site meetings that guide students through the inner-workings of international institutions, such as at the European Commission, the World Bank, the OECD, the IMF and various think tanks.• A combination of frontier training in formal and quantitative political economy, in addition to concrete policy cases.• Access to the wide and active alumni networks of Georgetown and Solvay.... [-]


Master of Finance

Howard University
Campus Full time 1 year July 2019 USA Washington

The Master of Science in Finance [MSF] Degree Program will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in business and advance in careers in Finance. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance [MSF] Degree Program will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in business and advance in careers in Finance. In this intensive graduate program, students learn to analyze and solve complex finance and investment problems and practical issues in the areas of corporate finance, financial market and institutions, investment and portfolio management, financial engineering, and financial strategy.

Further, this program will be of great help to students and practitioners who are preparing for professional designations such as CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or CFP (Certified Financial Planner).

Admissions Requirements Application for Admission with a $75 non-refundable application fee Official transcript showing the award of a bachelor's degree Two letters of recommendation Essay GMAT test scores The ideal applicant has 1-3 years of experience Preferred undergraduate majors include Finance, Economics, and Accounting. GPA requirement is 3.0 or higher ... [-]

Master of Engineering in Cybersecurity Policy & Compliance

George Washington University
Online Campus Part time 3 years September 2019 USA Washington + 1 more

The master of engineering in cybersecurity policy and compliance is an interdisciplinary program that draws courses from three areas of study across SEAS: computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and engineering management and systems engineering. The purpose of the online M.Eng.(CPC) degree is to capture the latest trends and issues from the field of cybersecurity to provide students the tools and skills necessary to stay at the forefront of this fast-changing discipline. The program is expected to attract prospective students with technical degrees, as well as those with nontechnical degrees who wish to study the complex issues of cybersecurity policy and compliance. [+]

The master of engineering in cybersecurity policy and compliance is an interdisciplinary program that draws courses from three areas of study across SEAS: computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and engineering management and systems engineering. The purpose of the online M.Eng.(CPC) degree is to capture the latest trends and issues from the field of cybersecurity to provide students the tools and skills necessary to stay at the forefront of this fast-changing discipline. The program is expected to attract prospective students with technical degrees, as well as those with nontechnical degrees who wish to study the complex issues of cybersecurity policy and compliance.

The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at the George Washington University has been bringing together great minds in industry and government since 1884. Throughout this time, it has evolved to help professionals meet the technological challenges of the day.... [-]


Master in International Development Policy

Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Washington

A Master in International Development Policy gives the next generation of international development leaders the skills they need to change the world. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Accountancy

Howard University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 USA Washington

The Howard University Master of Accountancy MAcc program is a specialized advanced graduate-level business program focused on preparing graduates for successful careers in corporate accounting, governmental accounting, non-profit accounting, auditing, and advisory and consulting services. [+]

The Howard University Master of Accountancy MAcc program is a specialized advanced graduate-level business program focused on preparing graduates for successful careers in corporate accounting, governmental accounting, non-profit accounting, auditing, and advisory and consulting services.

The curriculum prepares students, in a significant fashion, for the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) examination through intensive and challenging coursework during the 30-hour program. States demand 150 hours, normally the fifth year of accounting education, to sit for the examination. Our program provides the required additional coursework while allowing students to concurrently earn the prestigious MAcc degree.... [-]