The Economics Master of Science at the University of Wisconsin Madison prepares students for high-level professional careers in government and industry or further study for the Ph.D. degree. The program emphasizes econometric training more than similar programs at other universities.
Today's job market and Ph.D. programs in economics require strong quantitative skills along with a command of microeconomic and macroeconomic theory. Wisconsin's tradition of supporting economic theory with quantitative methods is well suited to these requirements.
- Demonstrates understanding of core economic principles and theories in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics.
- Uses econometric methods to communicate empirical questions in writing.
- Conducts empirical research following ethical principles of the discipline for using sources.
- Economic Theory - Microeconomics Sequence
- Economic Theory - Macroeconomics Sequence
- Mathematics Economics
- Economic Statistics and Econometrics
- 24 months
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- Admission requirements include a bachelor's degree, plus three semesters of calculus, a semester of linear algebra, and a semester of mathematical statistics, which must be completed before entering the program.
- Mathematics preparation should include multivariate calculus, elementary probability, and regression analysis.
- Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation and Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores
International25548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
National25548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State12220 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 24 months.
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