M.A. On Campus


University of Nebraska Omaha

12 months
16374 USD/year
16374 USD/year
7752 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Economics program of the University of Nebraska Omaha is offered by the Department of Economics at the College of Business Administration.


Vision Statement

The science of economics creates a deep understanding of individual behavior, firm dynamics, markets, and some of the world's most interesting and challenging problems. Economics is a way of thinking that provides generalized tools to the practitioner to solve business, social, political, and many other issues faced by the modern organization.

The Economics program of the University of Nebraska Omaha is designed to provide a solid background in theory, quantitative methods and application appropriate to the needs of economists involved in the analysis of domestic and international business and economic conditions, financial analysis, policy analysis, forecasting, simulation and related work. In addition, the program prepares students for further graduate work in economics and related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Economics and Business
  • Quantitative Applications in Economics and Business
  • Seminar in Micro Theory
  • Seminar in Macro Theory
  • Econometrics
  • Managerial Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Unconditional admission may be granted to an applicant whose record includes:

  • Junior/senior GPA of at least 2.85 (on a 4.0 point scale)
  • Applicants are required to have a command of oral and written English.

Student must have completed courses equivalent to the following five foundation courses (UNO undergraduate courses).

Applicants meeting the minimum GPA and language requirement but lacking some foundation courses will be granted provisional admission status until all foundation courses are completed with grades of “B” (3.0/4.0) or above.

New economics graduate students will be admitted only to the MS economics program (non-thesis option). After completing nine (9) hours of coursework in the Master’s in economics program, a student may submit a written request to the economics graduate program committee to transfer from the MS program to the MA (thesis option) program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16374 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16374 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16374 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7752 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Omaha

985 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

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