University of North Dakota

Online & Distance Education

MS in Applied Economics



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science (MS) in Applied Economics

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Science (MS) in Applied Economics prepares you to do "real-world" economic research for a broad array of government, business, or other institutional settings. With the online MSAE program, you will receive a strong foundation to: -Understand and apply economic theory. -Collect and analyze data. -Communicate technical material effectively to others. As a graduate of the online MSAE program, you will have: -Enhanced research skills in at least one specialized area, such as economic development or business economics. -Outstanding economic analysis and decision-making skills. -Advanced understanding of macroeconomic and price theories. -Participated in research projects through coursework or UND’s Bureau of Business & Economic Research (BBER). -The opportunity to participate in a research internship. This part-time, online program is designed for working professionals. You will participate in "live" Web classes held at set times that are convenient for most students. You will also be able to view recorded lectures and access course materials at your convenience. You are NOT required to come to campus at any time. Pay in-state tuition rates for online courses regardless of where you live. Compared to paying the out-of-state tuition rate, this can translate into big savings for you!


Accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 15% of business schools worldwide have earned the AACSB International accreditation. The University of North Dakota as a whole is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

If English is not your native language, you must complete the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) prior to admission. If you have received a bachelor's degree or higher from the United States or English-speaking Canada, you are not required to fulfill the English test requirement.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 31-32

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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