Applied Economics M.S.
Degree Requirements: 30 Credit Hours
Admission into the Master of Science in Applied Economics program is competitive. To be considered for regular admission students must satisfy the following requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
- Undergraduate GPA: minimum of 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale
- Competitive GRE scores
- Completed courses in calculus, statistics, macroeconomics, and microeconomics with a minimum grade of “C” in each course and a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in these courses
The GRE requirement may be waived at the discretion of the Program Director for applicants holding a graduate degree in a quantitative field.
Applicants may be admitted on a provisional basis based upon the evaluation of their application materials. Provisional admission is for applicants who do not satisfy regular admission requirements or applicants who require prerequisite coursework prior to entering the program.
The deadline for completed applications for fall semester admission is May 1st with decisions being made on or before June 1st. Applications for spring semester are due by October 1st with decisions being made on or before October 15th. Applications completed after the deadline will be considered at the discretion of the Program Director.
Program of Study
|Math for Applied Economics|
|Applied Econometrics I|
|Applied Econometrics II|
|Select five of the following courses:||15|
|History of Economic Thought|
|Regional Economic Development|
|Advanced Financial Economics|
|Financial Economics and Risk|
|Applied Dynamic Optimization|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
Academic advising for the MSAE program is provided through the Parker Graduate Programs Office. Contact information is provided below.
Parker College of Business
Office of Graduate Programs
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8050
Statesboro, GA 30460-8050
Phone: (912) 478-5767