University of Nebraska Omaha

24 months
16020 USD/year
16020 USD/year
7138 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Economics offers two graduate programs: Master of Science and Master of Arts in Economics. The department also offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics.


The graduate program in economics 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
  • Principles of Economics: Micro
  • Principles of Economics: Macro
  • Economic Theory: Micro, also known as Intermediate Micro
  • Economics Theory: Macro, also known as Intermediate Macro
  • Principles of Business Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Junior/Senior GPA of at least 2.85 (on a 4.0 point scale)
  • International applicants who do not have a baccalaureate or equivalent degree from an English-speaking institution of higher education in the United States or other approved countries, such as Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom (see International Admissions for details), are required to submit TOEFL scores. The minimum TOEFL score required to be admitted to the Economics Graduate Program is 80 for the internet-based test (550 for the paper-based test), or 6.5 for the IELTS test, or 53 for the PTE test.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16020 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    16020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16020 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7138 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7138 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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