Purdue University

Krannert School of Management

Online Economics MS Degree Program



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Online Economics MS Degree Program

Format: Online

Program Description:

Purdue University's Department of Economics, located in the Krannert School of Management, offers an innovative online Master’s degree in Economics designed for individuals with strong analytical backgrounds, such as individuals with undergraduate majors in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines. The part-time, online program combines a first-year common core set of courses in Economic theory and Econometrics with a set of second-year courses that provide a concentration in either Applied Economics/Business or in Advanced Economic Theory. Depending on the concentration chosen, the program provides decision-making skills helpful in managerial and policy making positions (Applied Economics/Business) or prepares students for entry into PhD programs in Economics (Advanced Theory).



International Student Requirements:

The Test of English as a Foreign Language, or the TOEFL, must be taken by applicants whose native language is not English. The official score report for the TOEFL should be sent from Educational Testing Services (ETS) to Purdue University: TOEFL Institution Code for Purdue University: 1631 TOEFL Department Code for Purdue University: 02 or 84 Minimum TOEFL iBT Scores for admission are as follows: Writing: 18 Speaking: 18 Listening: 14 Reading: 19 Total: 77 Purdue University also accepts International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. An overall score of 6.5 is required for admission. The Test of Written English (TWE) and the Test of Spoken English (TSE) are not a requirement for either admission or standard financial aid packages, including assistantships and fellowships. However, the TSE is required to be considered for awards that are based on teaching potential if an applicant's native language is not English.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,075 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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