24 months
32616 USD/year
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Economics from American University Washington DC aims ot prepare you for a career that fits your interests, we offer five distinct tracks: applied economics, development economics, gender analysis in economics, financial economic policy, and applied economics.


Economics from American University Washington DC combines high-quality teaching, serious scholarship, and real-world experience influencing economic policy. The majority of our faculty members have international experience, and there are rich offerings of courses dealing with global economic issues.


Recent placements of American University Master's in Economics graduates include

  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • Interamerican Development Bank
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • US Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • US Department of Health & Human Services
  • The World Bank Group

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometrics 
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Macro Theory
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are the ones for priority admission.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Application form and fee
  • Submission of GRE scores is optional as of November 2018
  • Admission is based on the academic record and two letters of recommendation. In general, a B average in undergraduate or previous graduate coursework is required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Tuition for National students: $1,812 Per credit hour
  • Tuition for summer option: $1,759 per credit

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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