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Community Development and Applied Economics

The University of Vermont

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
1720 USD/credit
1720 USD/credit
683 USD/credit
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About

The Community Development and Applied Economics degree offered by University of Vermont boasts faculty with expertise in economics (both ecological and neoclassical), food systems, public policy, ecological economics, renewable energy, public communication, consumer affairs, and community economic development. 

Overview

In the Community Development and Applied Economics degree offered by University of Vermont students engage in a transdisciplinary approach to research that prepares them for leadership positions in the non-profit and government sectors, as well as in socially and ecologically responsible businesses.

We offer courses to give students foundational academic and professional skills and we encourage our graduate students to seek out courses and skills both within the program and across UVM to individualize their transdisciplinary experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Research Methods
  • Community Economic Development
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Graduate Seminars

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
3
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.
Required

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.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of an acceptable Calculus course.
  • Completion of an acceptable Intermediate Microeconomics course.
  • Three letters of recommendation attesting to the candidate’s academic potential for graduate work and motivation for pursuing the M.S. in CDAE.
  • For international students whose native language is not English or who have not completed undergraduate degrees in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    683 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 683 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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