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Economics

The University of Alabama

M.A.
12 months
Duration
29230 USD/year
10780 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MA program in economics is designed to prepare students for careers as professional economists in business, government agencies, colleges, and universities.

Overview

The program focuses on the following areas:

  • Providing fundamental concepts of economic analysis.
  • developing strong quantitative skills in econometrics, economic forecasting and statistical analysis.
  • in-depth application of the SAS statistical software package, which is the leading statistical analysis tool used by business and government today.
  • certification in data mining from the SAS Institute.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Forecastg Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory/Policy
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Statistical Data Management
  • Adv Statistical Data Mgt
  • Data Mining
  • Advanced Data Mining

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
500

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.
79
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

  • Applicant data sheet and statement of purpose
  • One transcript for each U.S. or international institution of higher education
  • Admissions test scores less than five years old 
  • The application fee is $65 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and $80 for international applicants
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • Additional application materials (e.g., portfolios, writing samples, responses to essay questions, etc.) required by individual departments
  • International applicants must submit one certified copy in the native language along with certified precise word-for-word English translations of all transcripts, diplomas, and certificates of degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14615 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5390 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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