Economics and Computer Science

Drexel University

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
1139 USD/credit
1139 USD/credit
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Drexel University LeBow College of Business' STEM-designated Master of Science in Economics and Computer Science program combines advanced computing with econometric techniques to help you develop a deeper understanding of market structure and design. This interdisciplinary program explores the behavioral aspects of the economy at the intersection of computational data analysis. 


The Drexel University LeBow College of Business’ Master of Science in Economics and Computer Science is a STEM-designated degree among the first of its kind offered by a top-ranked AACSB-accredited business school. 

Employers are increasingly looking for professionals able to manage and analyze big data using advanced computing techniques such as machine learning to interpret the platforms they rely on daily. 

Combining training in advanced computational and econometric techniques, the MS in Economics and Computer Science will prepare you for a variety of jobs in the private and public sector, enabling you to thrive in an array of professional roles including data scientist, market analyst and policy analyst.

Program highlights

Drexel LeBow's MS in Economics and Computer Science program is also highly flexible, providing you with the ability to tailor your program of study to your career goals and pursue various graduate minors from across the university including health economics, business analytics management and project management.

LeBow’s MS in Economics and Computer Science provides a sound knowledge of how markets work and analytic techniques used to establish cause and effect. The program also explores the algorithmic and computational tools from computer science needed to design efficient solutions. Our world-class faculty guide you through the program, using their backgrounds in applied research to inform the curriculum. 

Combining this expertise with training in areas such as big data and multi-agent systems, this degree provides the unique combination of skills required to revolutionize global companies and communities. Throughout the program, you’ll have access to our expansive global alumni network of over 40,000 professionals who are transforming their careers and industries. 


Drexel University LeBow College of Business is among the elite to be accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Databases
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Theory of Computation
  • Software Design
  • Privacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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

  • Online application 
  • An application fee of $65 U.S. is required. Fees are waived if you attend an open house or information session prior to submitting an application.
  • Official transcripts must be provided for each institution attended. Transcripts must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the university seal over the flap.
  • Two letters of recommendation. Professional recommendations are preferred. 
  • Professional resume
  • Essay
  • International applicants must submit I-20/DS-2019 documents after admission and confirmation to the program.
  • GMAT or GRE is acceptable for consideration. GMAT is preferred. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1139 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1139 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1139 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1139 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.


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Economics and Computer Science
Drexel University