George Mason University

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Economics - Master

Address:

Office of Graduate Admissions

MS 6A3

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

Phone:

703.993.8898

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Economics - Master

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Economics strengthens students' knowledge of economic theory and improves their skill in applying the theory to economic problems. Graduates of the program are qualified to read and judge other research and to conduct their own, either individually or as members of research teams in government or business. They are also prepared to write policy analysis articles.

The Ph.D. in Economics prepares students for careers in academia, business, and government. The core courses of the program train students in modern theory and quantitative techniques. The field courses stress the application of theory to relevant economic problems. Dissertation work requires students to master and apply the skills of original research.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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