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International Economics

American University Washington DC

24 months
32616 USD/year
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International Economics from American University Washington DC will prepare you for a career as an international economist. This program will give you the skill set to analyze the most important issues in today’s global economy.  


Agt International Economics from American University Washington DC you will gain an in-depth understanding of the market, political, and other forces that drive the economic globalization process as well as private and public actors and institutions shaping international trade and financial developments and policies.


Upon graduation, you will be prepared for careers in government agencies, industry associations, financial institutions, multinational corporations, economic consulting firms, think tanks, multilateral institutions, and non-governmental organizations in the United States or abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Mathematical Economics 
  • International Economics: Trade
  • International Economics: Finance
  • International Trade Relations 
  • International Financial Relations 
  • International Political Economy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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39 alternative credits


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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
  • Applicants must hold an accredited bachelor's degree with a cumulative grade point average of at least B+ (3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale).  

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 National students: $1,812 Per credit hour

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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