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American University Washington DC

24 months
22302 USD/year
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Want a career in government agencies, financial institutions, consulting firms, think tanks, or non-governmental agencies? The MA in Economics program at American University Washington DC prepares you with a policy-oriented curriculum; faculty with links to think tanks, research institutions, and international organizations; and advanced statistical software used in applied economics research.

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The Master’s in Economics program at American University Washington DC features:

  • Your choice of four tracks: General, Development Economics, Gender Analysis in Economics, or Financial Economic Policy.
  • A faculty that combines high quality teaching, an interest in economic policy, and serious scholarship.
  • A focus on courses dealing with global economic issues. Most faculty have research or have taught in other countries, and bring that experience to the classroom.
  • A Washington, DC location with access to extraordinary internship and employment opportunities.

Programme Structure

Below is a list of degree-related courses you might take during your Master’s Accelerator Program. Courses may change based on availability and your preferences.

  • Econometrics I
  • Introduction to Mathematical Economics
  • Macro Theory
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits

30-36 credit hours, depending on track


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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Completed courses in: Calculus 1, Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22302 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

22,302 - 30,183 USD


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