Economics

Master of arts University of Missouri
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Overview

An online master’s degree in economics from MU can help you understand the inescapable phenomena of globalization and big data. If you want to acquire the essential hands-on skills to analyze large data sets related to international trade, international finance, economic development and the public sector, this may be the degree for you.

Quick facts

Official name

Masters of arts in economics

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Master's degree

Academic home

College of Arts & Sciences | Department of Economics

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

30

Estimated cost

$13,606.50

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

Recent graduates hold such titles as

  • Data scientist
  • Director of institutional research
  • Economic development incentive specialist
  • Energy markets manager
  • Lecturer in economics
  • Quantitative modeling analyst
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Economists
6%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Economists
$99,180
Median salary

Program structure

Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester and finish in two years.

Course work covers

  • Banking
  • Econometrics
  • Economic development
  • International trade and monetary systems
  • Macroeconomic and microeconomic theory
  • Quantitative economics

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

2 years

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes each semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Economics