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Gain a competitive edge for a rewarding career in the growing field of quantitative economics

Applied Quantitative Economic Analysis and Policy, MS

Gain a competitive edge for a rewarding career in the growing field of quantitative economics

Your master of science degree in Applied Quantitative Economics Analysis and Policy (AQEAP) will prepare you to become an expert in fiscal and monetary policy, enabling you to contribute in a meaningful and rewarding way to policymakers in the environmental, health care, or public sectors and business management fields. You will be prepared to meet the growing demand for analytical jobs in diverse settings, such as government agencies, think tanks, multinational organizations, and financial institutions.
 
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the number of positions for economists to increase by 14 percent through 2022. More importantly, their wages have been rapidly growing as increasing demand outpaces supply. To compete for such jobs and for prestigious PhD programs, you will need advanced training in applied economics with a special emphasis on data analytics and economic policy analysis.

In as little as one year and through flexible online and hybrid coursework, this program will equip you with the quantitative reasoning tools, problem-solving strategies and analytical skills you need to succeed. In addition, you will learn from faculty who are noted experts in quantitative analysis and public policy.

Did you know? This program has STEM designation, which includes benefits such as an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension for international students and a competitive edge in today’s job market. Learn about the advantage of STEM at Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.