The Master of Science in Applied Economics at Boston College offers a practical and comprehensive curriculum to students interested in acquiring skills related to the analysis and interpretation of economic data across a variety of fields. The program provides individuals with extensive training in the tools and methods necessary for understanding complex policy issues, industry trends, and analytic strategies within specialized fields of economics including health care, finance, marketing, and the environment. These skills are developed within a curricular framework that emphasizes reflective, person-centered, ethical decision-making that reflects a Jesuit, Ignatian tradition. The program is intended for individuals seeking to begin or advance careers in industry, policy and government, or the financial sector.
The Master of Science in Applied Economics is a ten-course degree program. The program can be completed in a 16-month period, but is designed to be flexible in meeting the needs of our students. As a working professional, you may wish to attend full- or part-time. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for admission in the fall or spring semesters. All undergraduate majors are welcome. Financial aid and career assistance are available.