M.A. On Campus


University of Mississippi

12 months
24990 USD/year
24990 USD/year
8718 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.A. in Economics degree at the University of Mississippi prepares students for doctoral studies in economics or business, for teaching positions at community colleges, or for careers as professional economists in business or government as researchers or policy analysts. 


The focal point of the program is the development of understanding of fundamental theories of micro- and macroeconomic behavior; development of necessary analytical skills for economic problem solving and empirical testing; and exposure to current economic research.

The M.A. in Economics at the University of Mississippi requires 30 hours of graduate credit, including Econ 604 (or 629), 605, 606, and 609. A total of 9 hours in finance (Fin 634 and two 500-level courses) may be applied toward the M.A. degree. 

Alternately, 6 hours may be taken in mathematics, history, political science, computer science, MIS/POM, or marketing. A student may opt for a thesis, which constitutes 6 hours. A final comprehensive examination is required of all students during the last enrollment period.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Experimental Economics
  • Internship
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Government and Business
  • Econometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts/degree certificates of all institutions of higher education attended (must be official or officially certified, and must include an English translation)
  • Copy of English language proficiency test score
  • Copy of passport identification page(s)
  • Letters of Recommendation (unless uploaded via the online application system)
  • Statement of Purpose (unless uploaded via the online application system)
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and supporting bank statement], may be submitted later; required only of those who will hold F-1 or J-1 visa status.
  • International Student Transfer Eligibility Form]. May be submitted later, and is required of F-1 and J-1 visa holding students who are transferring to the University of Mississippi from academic institutions within the USA only!

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24990 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24990 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24990 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8718 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Oxford

850 - 1300 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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