MA - Economics

Wichita State University (WSU)
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
January August
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 34,000

Entry Requirements

  •  Have earned a four-year undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another country whose requirements for the bachelor’s degree are substantially equivalent to an American fouryear bachelor’s degree. 
  • Have a grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.00 scale for the last 60 semester hours of course work and for all courses in economics and required mathematics.
  • Non-native speakers of English must have received a minimum score of 550 on the paper based or 79 on the internet based TOEFL or a minimum overall band score of 6.5 on the IELTS

Curriculum

Core Courses

  • Math. Methods in Econ
  • Applied Econometrics I 
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Microeconomic Analysis or
  • Managerial Economics 3
  • Analysis of Business
  • Conditions and Forecasting or
  • Applied Econometrics II

Economics Analysis Track

  • Five additional courses in economics or related areas and a 3 hour research project (18 credit hours) or four additional courses in economics or related areas and 3 hours of thesis (15 credit hours).

Financial Economics Track

  • Managerial Finance 
  • Monetary Economics & Policy
  • Three additional courses in economics or finance and a 3 hour research project (12 credit hours) or two additional courses in economics or finance that are track related and 3 hours of thesis (9 credit hours).

International Economics Track

  • International Economics & Business
  • International Finance 
  • International Finance & Investment
  • Two economics/international-related courses (such as the MBA course, International
  • Business & Competitiveness) and a 3-hour research project (9 credit hours) or one economics/ international course and 3 hoursof thesis (6 credit hours).

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