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M.Sc. On Campus Blended


South Dakota State University

24 months
648 USD/credit
648 USD/credit
337 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Economics program at South Dakota State University provides the essential analytical skills, and builds confidence in applying those skills, to support decision making in a rapidly changing business environment. Core courses in management, marketing, finance, and decision science enhance analytical breadth, industry knowledge and awareness, and business networking.  

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The graduate program in economic theory and applied research prepares students for analytically oriented professions in business and government as well as for advanced studies in economics and finance.  

The Economics  program at South Dakota State University includes courses in advanced microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics; and the program emphasizes applied economic research in the way of a six-credit research thesis.  A number of research and teaching assistantships and scholarships may be available to qualified students enrolled in this program.

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Are curious about local, national, and global business and economic issues
  • Excel in economics, mathematics, and statistics
  • Endeavor to solve problems
  • Enjoy an intellectual challenge
  • Are determined, analytical, and creative

Career Opportunities

  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Analyst
  • Marketing Strategist
  • Wealth and Investment Management
  • Economic or Policy Advisor
  • Commodity Market Analyst
  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • Food and Agribusiness Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Business Decision Science
  •  Econometrics
  • Advanced Microeconomics 
  • Advanced Managerial Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 to receive unconditional admission. 
  • A professional academic transcript evaluation for degrees earned outside the United States(This requirement cannot be waived unless your highest degree was earned or will be earned in the U.S. prior to enrollment at SDSU).
    • If you are completing your bachelor's degree at the time of application, you may submit an incomplete evaluation. If you are accepted, a complete transcript and/or evaluation with completed degree will be required by the end of your first semester of coursework.
  • Official U.S. transcripts where a degree is earned (or will be earned), and official U.S. transcripts where graduate level coursework has been taken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    337 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 337 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 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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