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Economics and Statistics

Utah State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
15346 USD/year
15346 USD/year
4384 USD/year
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About

The Economics and Statistics program of the Utah State University is a flexible, versatile degree that can help students meet two separate career goals.

Overview

For students with strong quantitative interests in economics, this program consists of rigorous, doctoral-level coursework that serves as excellent preparation for prestigious PhD programs in economics. Students who are more interested in applied mathematics and statistics can pursue this degree and be qualified for careers as statistical analysts for a variety of organizations.

The Economics and Statistics program of the Utah State University is focused both on gaining extensive quantitative economics knowledge and applying statistics skills to social science. The first year of coursework consists of high-level economics coursework and two prerequisite statistics courses. The second year is extremely customizable; students can choose from a wide variety of graduate-level courses in statistics and in economics, creating their own schedule based on their research or career interests.

Career Options

The majority of students interested in pursuing further education or work in economics choose to go on to PhD programs. Students can also graduate with the master’s degree and pursue the following careers:

  • Statistical analyst for all levels of government agencies
  • Quantitative analyst for consulting firms

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Econometrics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Probability
  • Mathematical Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.S./B.A. in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, Economics, Environmental/Natural Resource Economics, or a closely related degree
  • Or at a minimum evidence of the following coursework: Microeconomic principles, Calculus, Basic Statistics, Intermediate/Managerial Microeconomics or comparable course
  • Complete the online application
  • Pay the $55 application fee
  • Score at or above the 40th percentile on the GRE
  • Have a 3.0 or higher GPA on your last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits
  • Provide transcripts of all college/university credits
  • Provide three contacts for letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7673 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7673 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    4384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2192 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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