Masters of Science in Applied Economics

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 30
Per Credit Hour Cost $358

Program Description

The mission of the Online Master of Science in Applied Economics (MSAE) at Georgia Southern University is to provide high-quality graduate education in Economics by focusing on academic rigor and applied research. The program serves the needs of students around the world by offering flexible online training in the techniques of applied economics. Graduates meet accreditation standards for teaching introductory-level college economics courses, are prepared to serve the needs of industry, and are well prepared for further study in economics. The core courses in the program include microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics, and econometrics. Students can then choose electives from several courses including health

economics, industrial organization, economic development, and financial economics, among others. The competencies developed in the program represent a unique combination of skills that are needed within society. Professionals have the opportunity to continue their education while maintaining full-time employment, wherever they may be. The program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). For over eight years Georgia Southern University has provided qualified working professionals the opportunity to earn an internationally accredited Master of Science in Applied Economics degree in an online, asynchronous learning environment. Graduates learn the quantitative and analytic skills required to coax information from data and apply economic analysis in multiple domains. Whether it for career or personal advancement, the MSAE program at Georgia Southern offers:

  • Schedule and location flexibility through an online, asynchronous learning environment
  • AACSB accreditation quality you can count on
  • 18 hour shared core curriculum; 12 hours of student-selected electives
  • Courses designed and delivered by Georgia Southern graduate faculty
  • Courses in analytic tools/techniques, their application and analysis in different domains

Level of Online Program Delivery

100% Online, No Attendance Requirements

Area of Study


Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges