Applied Economics - Electricity, Natural Gas and Telecommunications

24 months
23440 USD/year
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The Applied Economics - Electricity, Natural Gas and Telecommunications sequence at Illinois State University combines training in basic economic theory and statistical methods with specialized training in the theory, history and institutions of economic of regulation.

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Outcomes of the Applied Economics - Electricity, Natural Gas and Telecommunications  sequence at  Illinois State University

Students develop skills in analyzing regulatory policy and in communicating the results. In addition, students may have the opportunity to gain valuable practical experience as an intern with an employer in the telecommunications, electric power, or natural gas industries, or with an appropriate government agency.

Graduates are awarded a master’s degree in Applied Economics with a sequence in Electricity, Natural Gas and Telecommunications Economics. Associated with the sequence is the Institute for Regulatory Policy Studies. The institute provides a key link between Illinois State University and the telecommunications, electric power, and natural gas industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Principles Of Microeconomics
  •  Principles Of Macroeconomics 
  •  Individual And Social Choice
  •  Principles Of Economics
  •  Economic Reasoning Using Statistics
  •  Current Economic Issues
  •  Economic Development & Growth

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • Bachelor’s degree, minimum 2.8-3.25 GPA and English language requirements in one of the following tests. Additional requirements may apply.
  • Note: Entry requirements are subject to change and may vary by program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23440 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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