Program Overview

See Yourself Succeed with an MS in Applied Economics

To paraphrase distinguished economist David Colander, economics is the interconnectedness of the political and sociological dimensions of a problem. Through observation and empirical exploration come informed answers. In other words, economics is not always a precise science. As an SNHU Master’s in Applied Economics candidate, you will acquire both the interpretive and scientific skills needed to become an expert decision-maker and thought leader in your chosen profession.

Online master's in economics students will explore diverse theoretical schools of thought and focus on the analysis of economic variables and the efficient use of resources. Students will emerge from the program with a balanced understanding of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometric theory.

More specifically, students will acquire critical skills in:

  • Data collection
  • Data processing
  • Investigative questioning techniques
  • Building advanced economic models
  • Formulating problem statements and hypotheses
  • Econometric and empirical analysis
  • Communication and presentation of findings

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    A bachelors degree is required.

    School Overview

    At Southern New Hampshire University, your success is our mission. Since 1932, we’ve been relentlessly reinventing higher education and have gained national recognition for our dedication to helping students succeed. Tuition rates for Southern New Hampshire University’s online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. For the fifth consecutive year, SNHU announced it will hold its tuition rates at 2012 levels.

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    • Admission counselors to help you choose the degree that best supports your goals
    • Your own dedicated academic advisor to provide the guidance and encouragement you need for academic success
    • Dedicated career advisors, webinars, internships and more to prepare you to enter or advance in the workforce
    • Instructors with real-world expertise in the fields they teach
    • World-class student services, including an online bookstore, online library, tutoring and 24/7 tech support, all developed specifically with the busy adult learner in mind

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