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Applied Economics

Western Michigan University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1022 USD/credit
1022 USD/credit
681 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Applied Economics from Western Michigan University provides students with a strong foundation in economic analysis combined with the ability to apply theory to contemporary problems.

Overview

At Applied Economics from Western Michigan University graduates  are employed in industry, government and academia. Graduates sometimes continue their formal training in economics, pursuing a Ph.D. at WMU or another university.

Careers

Here is a broader list of companies and positions suitable for economists:

  • Accenture – Technology Consultant
  • Allstate – Catastrophe Modeling
  • Aon Hewitt – Banking, Outsourcing Specialist
  • Amazon - Economist
  • Bank of America – Quantitative Management
  • Chicago Board of Trade/CME Group – Commodities Clerk
  • CitiBank – Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Expedia – Market Analyst
  • Ford Motor Company – Data Scientist
  • Hartford – Risk Management Analyst
  • KPMG Business – Economic Valuation Services
  • Northwestern Mutual Life – Financial Security Support Services
  • SpaceX – Supply Chain Analytics

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematics for Economists
  • Advanced Price Theory
  • Uncertainty and Health
  • Econometrics
  • Research Methods
  • Economic Statistics
  • National Income Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 12 undergraduate credit hours in economics or in equivalents approved by the graduate advisor.
  • Intermediate level courses on microeconomics and macroeconomics. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be admitted with conditions and be required to complete ECON 4030 (Intermediate Microeconomics) and ECON 4060 (Intermediate Macroeconomics) with a B or higher in each.
  • At least one course in calculus. Students who do not meet this requirement will be admitted with conditions and must complete MATH 1220 (Calculus I) with a C or higher.
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1022 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1022 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1022 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1022 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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