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Economics

University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
Duration
24738 USD/year
24738 USD/year
11870 USD/year
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About

The Master in Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago is chiefly used as a progress or exit degree for our Ph.D. program, but can also serve as a terminal degree providing advanced training in economic theory, econometrics and applied areas for those seeking careers in business, government or not-for-profit organizations.

Overview

The Master in Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago can also be used as an opportunity for further training prior to embarking on a more advanced degree in economics, public policy, business, law or other disciplines.

The Department of Economics offers courses and practical training leading to the Master of Arts in Applied Economics, the Master of Arts in Economics, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Economics. The department also participates with the MBA Program in offering the MBA/MA in Economics joint degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Honors Econometrics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Topics in Economic Education.
  • Business Forecasting Using Time Series Methods
  • Real Estate Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate - Field Applicants must have a BA or BS to matriculate, but an undergraduate degree in economics is not required. Prior academic work should include three semesters of calculus, as well as linear algebra, statistics, intermediate microeconomic theory, and intermediate macroeconomic theory.
  • Minimum English Competency Test Score
  • Letters of Recommendation - Three letters are required.
  • Personal Statement and Resume/CV

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5935 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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