Master of Science in Applied Economics

Our online Master of Science in Applied Economics (MSAE) program objective is to provide 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. These capabilities represent a unique combination of skills that are needed within society.

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.

Professionals have the opportunity to continue their education while maintaining full-time employment, wherever they may be located.  Our program is fully accredited by the AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Our classes are small, and typically have from 8-15 students per class. The online MSAE program provides you the following benefits:

  • Schedule and location flexibility (virtually anywhere)
  • Two-year curriculum
  • Degree accredited by AACSB, ensuring the quality you expect
  • Engage in simulations, discussions and multimedia presentations
  • No on-campus visit is required
  • Affordable tuition
  • Courses designed and taught by Georgia Southern University faculty

MSAE Learning Outcomes

MSAE Curriculum

Admissions Requirements

Book List

Last updated: 1/13/2016

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