Applied Economics

Florida State University

Master On Campus
12 months
1110 USD/credit
1110 USD/credit
479 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Learn statistical tools and how to communicate economic concepts with the Economics, Applied Economics programme at Florida State University.


The Economics, Applied Economics programme from Florida State University is intended for students seeking a terminal M.S. degree in Economics.

Job Placements

Graduates of the FSU Applied Masters Program of Economics are strong competitors in business-oriented and other practical, non-academic, job markets. After successfully completing the program, students find that their knowledge and skills are substantially greater than those of undergraduate economics majors, and rival those of MBA graduates in the pursuit of first-time job placement. The FSU Applied Masters Program in Economics is unique in that it extends economics education beyond its traditional form and focuses on applying economics in a practical or business setting.

Beyond the educational value of the curriculum, the Applied Program offers students the essential networking opportunities that have come from developing close relationships with classmates and professors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Leadership and Professional Development 
  • Analysis of Economic Data 
  • SAS for Economists 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Following the March 1st deadline applications will be admitted on a rolling admission basis if space is available.




30 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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
148 (verbal)
148 (quantitative)

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

Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, on all course-work beyond the semester in which you earn your 60th credit hour. Minimum graduate GPA of 3.4 for any prior graduate work attempted. Minimum GRE score of at least 148 (Verbal) and 148 (Quantitative). No other exam may substitute. Students must request that official scores be sent directly from ETS to the FSU Office of Admissions. Admitted students normally exceed the minimum requirements substantially.

Students need to have one semester of calculus and one semester of statistics. In addition, applicants must have a substantial background in economics, demonstrated by coursework in intermediate microeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, and econometrics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1110 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1110 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1110 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1110 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    479 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 479 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Applied Economics
Florida State University