12 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Economics degree from Kent State University provides prepares graduates for a career as an analyst in government or the private sector, as well as for doctoral study.

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The Economics degree from Kent State University comprises the following concentrations:

  • The Economic Analysis concentration has a distinct advantage for students in its focus on the development of strong analytical and quantitative skills. Students are well-trained in the application of economic theory and methods of statistical analysis.
  • The Financial Economics concentration is primarily designed for students who wish to pursue careers in the financial services industry, including commercial banking, investment banking, insurance, real estate and financial advising.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Understand and apply fundamental economic concepts.
  • Formulate and test hypotheses.
  • Access and use appropriate information.
  • Demonstrate analytic and quantitative skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomic Theory 
  • Macroeconomic Theory 
  • Econometrics 
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Data Acquisition, Preparation and Visualization
  • Economics of Labor Markets 
  • Regional Economics
  • Quantitative Methods in Business Administration 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000-point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GMAT or GRE scores
  • Goal statement
  • Résumé
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 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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