M.Sc. On Campus

Economics and Policy Analysis

DePaul University

12 months
1102 USD/credit 52896 USD/year
1102 USD/credit 52896 USD/year
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In the Master of Science (MS) in Economics and Policy Analysis from DePaul University, you’ll gain in-depth knowledge of economic theory and advanced skills in data analysis that position you to examine economic and business policies.


The research-driven curriculum in the Master of Science (MS) in Economics and Policy Analysis from DePaul University, prepares you to be a hands-on economic analyst.

Interested students participate in 12- to 16-week fellowships at private companies, a government agency, public policy institute, or nonprofit in Chicago, Washington D.C., or another city.

For international students: this program is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.

Get training from the experts

  • Our faculty members bring their real-world experiences to the classroom. Associate Professor Gabriella Bucci has consulted for the World Bank, worked for the U.S. Department of Treasury, and has had her research published in leading economic journals. “Economics is so linked to public policy. … This degree program is an ideal combination of economic theory, policy analysis and hands-on experience with policymakers.”

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced microeconomics
  • Advanced macroeconomics
  • Research methods for policy analysis 
  • Microeconomics of market organization
  • Economics of the public sector 
  • International macroeconomics
  • Real analysis 
  • Business and economic forecasting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your online application and the $60 application fee.
  • Submit an essay explaining your interest in the program and your professional goals.
  • Submit your official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended. 
  • Please note that not submitting all transcripts where courses have been completed could impact course waivers.
  • Submit your GMAT/GRE Scores. GMAT/GRE Scores are required for applicants of this program, unless they qualify for a GMAT/GRE waiver (see waiver policy).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    52896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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