Our Master’s in Economics is an immersive, three-term residential program that can be finished in as little as 12 months.
Over that short time, you’ll attain deep analytical and empirical skills in microeconomics and econometrics—essential, sought-after skills in the current market. We also provide dual-degree options, which can broaden opportunities.
You will learn:
Students are currently accepted for the SUMMER TERM ONLY. We do not offer Fall or Spring admission.
The Department of Economics at Arizona prepares students for positions in universities, in the private sector, and in government and non-profit organizations. We offer both a MS and PhD program in which students work closely with faculty to learn valuable skills in microeconomics and econometrics. The Department's faculty has long been among the world's best in experimental economics and in economic history. The Department also maintains a strong focus on microeconomics, particularly industrial organization and labor economics.
Eller College of Management
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
Minimum GPA: 3.00 (4.00 scale)
Minimum TOEFL score: 79
GRE or GMAT recommended but not required
Letters of recommendation required: 2
Statement of Purpose: 1-2 page essay describing reasons for applying to program and future career/education goals
GRE/GMAT recommended but not required.
International Applicants: TOEFL or IELTS required.
The University requires Proof of English proficiency for international applicants who hold citizenship from a country where English is not the official language. These requirements are described here: https://grad.arizona.edu/admissions/requirements/international-applicants#english-proficiency
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
ECON 529 (Mathemmatical Economics) - 3 units
ECON 510 (Quantitative Methods for Economics) - 3 units
ECON 503A (Microeconomic Theory I) - 3 units
ECON 503B (Microeconomic Theory II) - 3 units
ECON 511A (Econometrics I) - 3 units
ECON 511B (Econometrics II) - 3 units
Minimum GPA in core coursework: 3.00
Minimum credit hours required: 30 units
Students must take four of the following elective courses. 500-level courses from other departments may be substituted with the permission of the Director of Graduate Studies.
ECON 501D (Market Design) - 3 units
ECON 506 (Experimental Economics) - 3 units
ECON 532 (Health Economics) - 3 units
ECON 560 (Industrial Organization) - 3 units
ECON 588 (Labor Economics) - 3 units
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.