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Applied Economics

Boston College

12 months
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About

Learn how to connect research to real-world trends. Our M.S. in Applied Economics  program at Boston College prepares you to evaluate policies and programs, develop forecasts, better understand consumer behavior, and analyze market efforts, all with an emphasis on ethical decision-making.

Overview

The M.S. in Applied Economics from Boston College emphasizes the practical application of coursework and academic study. Guided by faculty members who are seasoned professionals, you will learn to analyze data and work with data analysis tools. Experience with the hands-on work economists do will prepare you to "hit the ground running" upon graduation. 

Learning Outcomes

After completing the program at Boston College, students will

  • Be able to use basic economic models to analyze the choices made by consumers, investors, firms, and governments.
  • Be able to utilize macro and microeconomic models in order to analyze business, policy, and social issues and decisions.
  • Be able to interpret and analyze macroeconomic data to formulate economic policy and to evaluate the impact of macroeconomic events and forces on their organization.
  • Have an intermediate level, practical knowledge of data analysis and econometrics.
  • Be able to utilize economic models and econometric techniques in the context of economic analysis in order to address practical business or policy issues.  
  • Be able to competently use a statistical/econometric software packages.
  • Be able to evaluate the ethical ramifications of economic policy proposals.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Microeconomic Theory
  • Data Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Economics
  • Applied Stress Testing for Economists
  • Operations Research in Applied Economics
  • Big Data Econometrics
  • Predictive Analytics/Forecasting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official high school degree or official GED transcript
  • Official college/university transcripts of previously attended schools
  • Essays
  • Application fee: $45
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    37440 USD/year
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  • National

    37440 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37440 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Funding

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