M.A. in Economics - General
M.A. program in economics allows students to acquire advanced training in economic analysis and apply it in an
area of concentration. The curriculum prepares students for
careers in administration and research in government, business,
and other private organizations. The program can be completed
in one full year or three semesters of full time study. Unfortunately,
financial aid from the University is normally not available for
of Study (30 credits, minimum)*
Economics (24 credits, minimum) including:
- Eco 501 (Macroeconomics)
- Eco 520 (Quantitative Methods I)
- Eco 521 (Quantitative Methods II)
sequence of courses in an area of concentration, as approved by
the department's Graduate Studies Committee
698 Master's Essay (3), a research paper in the student's field
Supporting courses (0-6 credits) in related fields as advised.
who have not completed a year sequence of undergraduate intermediate
economic theory are required to complete Eco 300 and 301 without graduate
credit. Students enrolled in the Ph.D. program in economics may be
awarded an M.A. degreee under special requirements.
of concentration are available in Finance
(in cooperation with the School of Business), Public Sector Economics
(in cooperation with the College of Public Affairs and Policy),
International Economics, and Health Economics and Policy (in cooperation with the School
of Public Health).
An intensive Concentration in Economic Forecasting is available for students with strong backgrounds in economics, mathematics, and statistics.
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For more information about our M.A. program please contact:
Professor Gerald Marschke, Director of the M.A. Program
University at Albany Economics Department