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Economics

University of North Carolina Greensboro

M.A.
60 months
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14200 USD/year
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About

We’ve designed this Economics program at University of North Carolina Greensboro for those who do not already hold a master’s of economics degree. Graduates of the MA/PhD in Economics program work in a broad range of fields including forecasting, policy analysis and evaluation, risk analysis, and economic analysis. 

Overview

These fields are in high demand by a wide variety of organizations including research institutes, medical centers, financial institutions,  governmental agencies, and academic departments that focus on public policy and applied microeconomics.

Our Economics program at University of North Carolina Greensboro provides our students with the advanced theoretical, quantitative, and statistical skills that are required to perform and interpret economic analyses in a wide range of policy-oriented areas including education, environmental, health, labor, public economics, and technology and innovation.

Program Features

  • Be admitted to the doctoral program directly after completing your bachelor’s degree
  • Up to 12 hours of graduate coursework can count toward both degrees
  • The MA in Applied Economics will be awarded en route to the Ph.D. (in your second year)
  • Emphasis on career preparedness and dedicated resources for Bryan School graduate students
  • Strong mentorship and collaborative environment
  • Select a Ph.D. focus on Public, labor, health, environmental economics, economics of technology and entrepreneurship, macroeconomics

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Microeconomics I
  • Econometric Methods
  • Data Methods in Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.

Language

English

Credits

75 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
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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).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the MA/PhD in Economics program requires a baccalaureate degree with minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and strong performance in the following coursework:

  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Linear Regression
GRE scores (quantitative score should fall above the 70th percentile)Three letters of recommendationA personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 71000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    14200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 71000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    3920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD for the full programme and a duration of 60 months.

Funding

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