Economics (Thesis)

Troy University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
850 USD/credit
850 USD/credit
425 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Every warrior has his or her own strengths, and if yours are critical thinking, mathematical skills and statistical analysis, a career in the ever-changing world of economics could be perfect for you. At Troy University, leap into the next phase of your education by becoming part of our Master of Economics (Thesis) program where you’ll put your natural gifts to use


About the program

A master’s degree in Economics (Thesis) at Troy University will allow you to find a rewarding career in a wide array of jobs. Many economists find themselves employed by the Federal Reserve System as well as other federal, state and local government agencies. 

On the state level, a professional economist with a graduate degree can find career opportunities at tax commissions, departments of banking and insurance and state public service or utilities commissions. There are also many career options within the private sector and with public policy institutes and think tanks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Econometrics II 
  • Public Choice 
  • Austrian Economics 
  • History of Economic Thought 
  • Economic Institutions & Prosperity 
  • International Economic Development 
  • Monetary Theory and Policy 
  • Constitutional Economics 
  • Economics of Public Policy 
  • Advanced Austrian Economics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




33 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

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or a 3.0 grade point average on the last 30 semester hours and
  • Have an acceptable score on the appropriate entrance exam - official test score required,.
  • Provide an official letter of recommendation. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Economics (Thesis)
Troy University


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