M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Economics & Statistics

12 months
27510 USD/year
27510 USD/year
12764 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students who earn a Master of Science (MS) in Applied Economics & Statistics (AES) at Clemson University learn to apply economic theory, design experiments or surveys, estimate econometric models, and test hypotheses with inferential statistics to analyze human behavior, business practice, or government policy.


The behavior, practice, or policy might relate to agriculture, credit markets, environmental or natural resource management, forestry, health care, insurance, marketing, property rights, regional economic growth, regulation, stock markets, sports businesses, or sustainable development.

Learning outcomes

Faculty from the John E. Walker Department of Economics, other economists in the School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences, and statisticians from the Dept. of Mathematical Sciences teach the required and most of the elective courses. The John E. Walker Department of Economics is the administrative home of the program. Raymond Sauer is the Chair of the Department.

Graduates of the Applied Economics & Statistics program at Clemson University have used their skills to fill increasingly valuable niches for data analyses and management in the public or private sector. Employers of recent graduates include these: Ag­South Farm Credit, Archer Daniels Midland, BB&T Bank, BBDO Atlanta, Black Book, Cardno Entrix, Delta Airlines, Epic,Florida Farm Bureau, Fractal Analytics, Impact DataSource, Ipsos, Greenville Technical College, Medical University of South Carolina, National Golf Foundation, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College,Resurgent Capital Services, Town of Caswell Beach in North Carolina, Tri-County Technical College, U.S. Forest Service,USAA Federal Savings Bank, and Vision Recycling. Other graduates subsequently earn doctorates in economics, agricultural and applied economics, or statistics.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Microeconomics for Public Policy
  • Public Policy Economics 
  • Econometrics
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Sampling
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • international students should apply a month earlier than these deadlines.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Clemson University Graduate School oversees the admissions process for all graduate programs at Clemson University. Criteria used in making decisions will vary according to the college and program you’re applying for, but all decisions include an evaluation of your potential for graduate-level work and the ability of a program to accommodate additional students.
  • Typically, each academic department accepting graduate students will form an admissions committee and review all requests, then forward the committee’s recommendations to the Graduate School for final approval and processing. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13755 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    27510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13755 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6382 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Clemson

1104 - 1921 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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