We prepare our students to solve societal issues, to understand and address problems facing our justice and legal infrastructures, to be informed and participate in politics and analyze economic trends in our society and around the globe.
The MS in Applied Economics is the newest graduate program for the AUM College of Public Policy and Justice. The program is accepting applications for the Fall 2017 semester. This is a cohort program, meeting one evening a week, that is completed in three semesters. The MS in Applied Economics has three (3) tracks: Health Care Economics, the Economics of Government and Law, and General Economics. Students are required to take ten (10) total courses in the program; eight (8) core courses and two (2) courses from one of the tracks listed. It is a carefully designed program, which offers rigorous training in quantitative analysis, economic modeling, and econometrics.
The MS in Applied Economics provides enhanced analytical skills and decision making proficiency. These include making informed predictions about future trends, developing evidence-based policy making, and analyze and interpret sophisticated economic data for the private and public sectors.
Eligible candidates must have an undergraduate degree, in any
discipline, from an accredited institution. Additionally, candidates
must complete a minimum of six (6) undergraduate semester hours of
economics coursework or its equivalency, which may be pursued in
conjunction with the degree program and must be completed within the
first semester. GMAT or GRE scores are not required except for those
applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA below a 2.5 on a 4.0
scale. The screening committee will consider the applicant’s previous
academic record, and GMAT or GRE scores if necessary, in determining
acceptance. Students must meet all AUM graduate program requirements.
Degree and Exit Requirements:
Students need to successfully complete all 10 courses in order to earn
the Masters of Science in Applied Economics. A grade average of at least
B in all courses attempted in the student’s graduate program is
required for graduation.
Schedule: Curriculum for the MS in Applied Economics (General Economics)
Courses and Tracks: Core Courses for the MS in Applied Economics General Economics Track Health Economics Track Economics of Government and Law Track
For more information, please contact Dr. Carel Ligeon, Department Head and Professor in the Department of Economics, at 334-244-3486 or email@example.com. Ready to Apply?