Master of Science in Applied Economics
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

Georgia Southern University offers the online MS in Applied Economics. This degree provides graduates with analytical capabilities in economic development, financial economics, and regulatory issues. The skills and competencies addressed by this program include market analysis, quantitative analysis, regulatory industry analysis, financial economics and economic development. The program provides the quantitative and analytical skills for graduates to assist businesses in market analysis including: quantitative, regulatory, and economic development. 

Graduates will be able to compete for employment in financial institutions, industry, and government enterprises engaged in financial economic development, public utilities and federal and state regulatory agencies.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Undergraduate GPA: minimum of 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale
  • Completed courses in calculus, statistics with a minimum grade of “C” in each course and a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in these courses.  Stronger applicants will have had Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics.
  • Completed ECON 7110 – Math for Applied Economics with a minimum grade of “C”

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges