Priority Admission Application Deadlines: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors
Minimum Total Hours: 30
CIP Code: 45.0601
Dept. Code: ECN
Major/College Codes: ECO/AS
College: Arts and Sciences
Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors
The M.A. in Economics prepares students for careers as professional economists in business and government. It is also excellent preparation for continued graduate study in economics.
Major Research Areas:
Health economics, public economics, urban and regional economics, international trade, economic development, industrial organization, advanced theory, and advanced econometrics
Must meet University requirements (see Graduate Admissions), as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.
- GRE with target scores of 152 (490) on the verbal portion and 152 (670) on the quantitative portion.
- Minimum of 1 course in calculus.*
- Minimum of 1 course in statistics.*
- Undergraduate Intermediate-level microeconomics and undergraduate intermediate-level macroeconomics*
*Applicants must earn a grade of B or better in each of these courses.