Paul College’s Master of Science in Economics program is one of the most rigorous in the country. Learn advanced economic theory, econometric and data analysis, and how to code in R and SAS all in one year. Its two tracks give students flexibility to pursue careers in academia or industry, with the industry track culminating in a corporate internship or consulting project.
Credit Hours: 32, academic track; 32-35, industry track | Program Length: 1 year
Why get a master’s degree in analytical economics?
You're a recent economics undergrad who wants to knock a few rungs off the career ladder. Or perhaps you have a liberal arts degree but you're strong in math and love to reason and problem solve. Maybe you have your sights set on research and teaching economics at the college level. If any of these describe your motivation, the UNH analytical economics M.S. will put you on the path to launch a high-value career. Monster.com data places a graduate degree in economics among the top 10 best-paying graduate degrees with a median pay of $134,000.
Why choose UNH’s M.S. in analytical economics program?
STEM designated: Perfectly positioned for international students. With a STEM-designated focus, you will graduate from the M.S. in analytics economics program and be able to apply for a 24-month OPT STEM Extension to your 12-month Optional Practical Training Program (OPT) period, allowing you to work in the United States for up to 36 months after graduation with no additional visa requirement.
Nationally ranked: Our M.S. in analytic economics is consistently ranked among the best, No. 37 in 2019 by TFE Times.
One year: Finish this program in just one year, saving you time and money.
Rigorous and relevant: You’ll master the quantitative and cutting-edge research skills to excel in your career. Learn advanced economic theory, econometric and data analysis, and code in SAS and R.
Industry track: Gain advanced quantitative economics and econometric skills in preparation for careers in applied economic professions.
Academic track: Prepare for Ph.D. programs in economics.
Faculty mentoring: Our faculty have a global reputation for outstanding research and teaching.
Capstone experience: For the industry track, students complete an applied project, summer internship or assist with faculty-driven research. For the academic track, students will complete the Ph.D. comprehensive exam in economic theory.
Excellent job placement: Ninety-three percent of 2018 graduates had jobs six months post-graduation.
- Business consultant
- Economic consultant
- Data analyst
- Risk analyst
- Economic forecaster
- Policy analyst
- Market researcher
- Research associate