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Economics, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
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About

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Resource Economics is a strength of the Masters program. The graduates work in private and non-governmental organizations as well as in government agencies. Some students pursue doctoral programs in economics and other disciplines.

Programme Structure

The MS/MA program in Economics provides students with core analytical skills in micro and macro economics, background in economic history, as well as specialized knowledge of applied economics in students' areas of interest through elective courses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Portland State University's graduate application requires the following documents:

  • Scanned copies of your official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended
  • Personal essay or statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores, e.g., GRE (not required by all programs)
  • Resume
  • Writing samples
  • Portfolio

International applicants must also submit:

  • Copies of official degree certificate/diploma
  • Certified Translation of Transcripts
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency Requirements
  • Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    601 USD/credit
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  • National

    280 USD/credit
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Living costs for Portland

  • 1271 - 2270 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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