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Economics (MA)

Deadlines
  U.S. Non-U.S.
Fall 8/15 8/15

School of Graduate Studies

Program Requirements

Ph.D. Requirements

Personal statement, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Writing Sample is strongly encouraged. Resume/CV recommended. Bachelor’s degree, two semesters of calculus, one semester of linear algebra, and one semester of statistics are required.

M.A. Requirements

Personal statement, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. Bachelor’s degree required. Successful applicants to the Economics master's program should have completed courses in single variable and multivariable calculus, linear algebra, and undergraduate statistical methods. At a minimum, a candidate needs to have taken a single variable calculus course and an undergraduate statistics course.

Test Requirements

Ph.D. Test Requirements

The GRE General test is required. TOEFL/IBT or IELTS for International Students. (For a TOEFL waiver, applicant must have a minimum of three years undergraduate studies or a master's degree with the mode of instruction being English.)

M.A. Test Requirements

The GRE is NOT required. TOEFL/IBT or IELTS for International Students. (For a TOEFL waiver, applicant must have a minimum of three years undergraduate studies or a masters degree with the mode of instruction being English.)

Personal Statement Instructions

Include in your personal statement your academic background and career objectives.