Our M.S. in Economics program admits students during the spring, with coursework beginning the following fall term.
You must maintain a minimum GPA of B (3.0) in order to remain in good standing in the Graduate School. Courses to be counted toward the degree must be passed with a grade of B- (2.7) or better.
A total of 30 credit hours is required for this degree. All of our M.S. students take the same set of three classes in each of the first two semesters. In the third semester, you will choose one of two tracks.
The coursework in this program can be finished in three semesters.
Our M.S. Degree program is classified as STEM (CIP Code 45.0603: Econometrics and Quantitative Economics). This means that students in this program can apply for a 24-month STEM extension of F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT).