Applied Economics and Finance from University of California, Santa Cruz combines theory with meaningful applications that students are likely to face in their professional careers. The program is more practical than a typical M.A. program and provides more training in economics and statistics than most MBA programs.
Past graduates of this program have gone on to successful careers in the private and public sectors with placements at a diverse range of companies and institutions, including ADM Associates, Inc., Anderson Tax, SoFi, Cisco Systems, Seagate Technology, Google, Sony Computer Entertainment, Plantronics, Wells Fargo, Securities and Exchange Commission, all of the big four accounting firms, McKesson Corp., Pepsi Corp., Visa, Square Trade, the California Franchise Tax Board, Guardian News (UK), Blue Cross, the World Bank, Stanford University, and the Bank of Japan. Other graduates have gone on to earn Ph.D.s in economics.
- Math Methods for Econ Analysis
- Macroeconomic Analysis
- Applications Microeconomics
- Microeconomic Analysis
- Applied Econometric Analysis
- Financial Engineering
- Applied Economics and Finance
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEconomics Finance Accounting View 750 other Masters in Accounting in United States
- A Statement of Purpose
- A Personal History Statement
- Submitted online application
- Application fee
- Three letters of recommendation (submitted online)
- Required General GRE or GMAT test scores are optional
- GPA 3.0
- English Proficiency
International15102 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 12 months.
National15102 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State14178 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14178 USD per year during 12 months.
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