Paul College’s Master of Science in Economics is pathbreaking. Its skills-based coursework has you learn advanced economic theory, data warehousing, data management and visualization, machine learning, econometrics and data modeling, and how to code in R, Python, and SQL all in one year. You will be uniquely prepared to help businesses make decisions in the landscape of AI and big data.
Credit Hours: 32, academic track; 32-35, industry track | Program Length: 1 year
WHY GET A MASTER’S DEGREE IN ECONOMICS?
A master’s degree in economics will equip you with advanced analytical and quantitative skills necessary for evaluating complex economic problems and developing effective solutions. You will enhance your critical thinking, research proficiency, and data analysis abilities, enabling you to contribute to policymaking, consulting, research, and various roles in the public and private sector. An M.S. in economics provides a strong foundation for a wide range of careers, including economic analysis, financial management, consulting, and academia.
WHY CHOOSE UNH’S M.S. IN ECONOMICS PROGRAM?
Nationally Ranked: Our M.S. in economics is ranked No. 33 in 2023 by TFE Times.
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.
One Year: Finish this program in just one year, saving time and money.
Rigorous and Relevant: 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 has 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.