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Applied Economics

University of Massachusetts Boston

M.A.
12 months
Duration
35980 USD/year
35980 USD/year
18432 USD/year
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At this time, applications for all graduate programs and courses are being accepted as usual. If in-person activities need to be adapted to remote learning, you will be notified. We encourage you to Request Info for email notifications as the situation evolves. We offer a master degree in Applied Economics at the University of Massachusetts Boston. 

Overview

University of Massachusetts Boston offers a distinctive research-focused Master’s program in Applied Economics that expands on both orthodox and heterodox theories and their policy implications. 

We also offer an accelerated BA/MA program (4+1) in Applied Economics for eligible undergraduates.

Why choose us?

  • Integration of a range of economic theories and interdisciplinary approaches;
  • Excellent research and teaching faculty;
  • Development of statistical techniques most useful for applied economic and policy research; 
  • Emphasis on economic issues facing urban areas locally, regionally, and globally with a particular focus on equitable economic development, our ecological footprint, and inequality by gender, race, and class.
  • Recent graduates work at US federal government agencies, state government, and private and nonprofit organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Microeconomics 
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Elective or GIS/Survey Research course 
  • Political Economy 
  • Urban Economics Fundamentals 
  • Applied Economics Research Practicum 

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.
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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.
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.
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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

  • GPA
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Online Application and Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    18432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9216 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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