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Applied Economics and Predictive Analytics

Southern Methodist University

12 months
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1704 USD/credit 61344 USD/year
1704 USD/credit 61344 USD/year
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About

The M.S. in Applied Economics and Predictive Analytics degree at Southern Methodist University is designed to help meet the burgeoning demand for analytics training on the part of business, government and nonprofits.

Overview

This Applied Economics and Predictive Analytics degree at Southern Methodist University focuses on economic analysis and decision-making along with strong quantitative training, and brings additional skills not typically provided in analytics programs found in statistics, engineering or business programs. 

“Predictive analytics” refers to the process of building models that predict consumer behaviors under different circumstances and help customize product offerings that better suit the tastes and preferences of consumers; “predictive analytics” also refers to building models to predict time series variables of importance to businesses and governments (e.g., product sales and tax revenues) and to evaluate competing government programs and business strategies. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Economic Analysis I (microeconomics)
  • Economic Analysis II (macroeconomics)
  • Economic and Business Forecasting
  • Predictive Analytics for Economists
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • Strategic Behavior
  • Managerial Economics
  • Applied Monetary Theory and Policy
  • Exchange Rates and International Capital Markets
  • International Trade
  • Trade Policy and World Trading System

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the M.A. in Applied Economics Program and the M.S. in Applied Economics and Predictive Analytics must have 

  • a cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • 12 hours of undergraduate economics, including two intermediate theory courses, one in price theory (microeconomics), and one in macroeconomics
  • an introductory course in statistics
  • one semester of calculus. Applicants whose undergraduate GPA is lower than 3.0 are required to submit GRE scores. Students combined score on the verbal and quantitative sections must be at least an 1100 (300 on the new scale).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    61344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1704 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    61344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1704 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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