Master of Arts - Economics and Master of Science - Mathematical Sciences

Dual Degree 

About

The Economics Department offers a Dual Master of Science and Master of Arts Program in Mathematics and Economics for students who want to pursue graduate studies in both disciplines. 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.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the M.A. in Economics program, 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.

Career Possibilities

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Graduate Coordinator

Ian McDonough, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Economics

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Department of Economics

Economics studies how to allocate scarce resources to meet unlimited wants. A blend of theory and applied quantitative and analytical skills, a degree in economics prepares students for jobs in businesses, financial firms, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations and for advanced degrees in business, economics, law, public administration, and other social sciences.

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Mathematics is the foundation for many technical and scientific fields. Mathematics aids and supplements our intuitions about the physical universe and about human behavior. The department of mathematical sciences provides a broad spectrum of courses and opportunities in mathematics and statistics.

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