Master of Science in Economics
West Virginia University

Program Details

Take your career in economics to the next level with this online finance master’s degree.  Gain the in-demand knowledge and skills that lead to careers in such areas as public finance, health economics, and regional economics.  

Learn to analyze complex policy issues using modern data analysis and econometric methods through courses in economic theory and data analysis.  Graduates are ready to:

  • Evaluate the impacts of competitive markets and government intervention on society
  • Synthesize the current state of knowledge on a policy
  • Build theoretically sound econometric models
  • Employ R to obtain parameter estimates of magnitude and empirical relevance
  • Produce summaries of empirical results across numerous written contexts

In as little as one year students are able to earn their degrees without interrupting their careers through the flexibility on online learning.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Virginia University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent