12 months
23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The Economics Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, offers a Dual Master of Science and Master of Arts Program in Economics - Mathematical Sciences for students who want to pursue graduate studies in both disciplines. 

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A minimum of 51 credits of graduate work is required, including at least 21 credits of course work in mathematics and at least 21 credits of course work in economics. A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required for the graduate course work that is part of the degree program.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Economics - Mathematical Sciences program offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas , students should be able to:

  • Analyze behavior of economic agents under various market structures.
  • Apply the tools of welfare economics to public-policy problems.
  • Construct and apply microeconomic models. 
  • Construct and apply macroeconomic models.
  • Use statistical methods to explain and interpret economic data.
  • Use critical-thinking skills to analyze economic issues.
  • Provide evidence of effective writing and presentation skills; as well as the ability to conduct independent research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Econometrics I, Statistical Modeling 
  • Econometrics II
  • Seminar in Economic Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


51 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Departments of Economics and Mathematical Sciences welcome applications from college graduates in all fields. All domestic and international applicants must review and follow the Graduate College Admission and Registration Requirements. Applicants must satisfy the minimum admission requirements of the MA – Economics program and the MS – Mathematics program. If denied by one program, the applicant will have the option of proceeding with a single degree program with departmental approval.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

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