Our Master’s in Econometrics and Quantitative 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 in areas such as finance and business analytics.
You will learn:
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.
Minimum GPA: 3.00 (4.00 scale)
Minimum TOEFL score: 79
GRE or GMAT required; requirement may be waived for UA students with strong math scores
Letters of recommendation required: 2
Statement of Purpose: 1-2 page essay describing reasons for applying to program and future career/education goals
Required GRE Subject tests:
Recommended GRE Subject tests:
Minimum GRE Verbal:
Minimum GRE Quantitative:
Minumum GRE Written:
Students must take all of the following courses.
ECON 529 (Mathemmatical Economics)
ECON 510 (Quantitative Methods for Economics)
ECON 503A (Microeconomic Theory I)
ECON 503B (Microeconomic Theory II)
ECON 511A (Econometrics I)
ECON 511B (Econometrics II)
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)
ECON 506 (Experimental Economics)
ECON 532 (Health Economics)
ECON 560 (Industrial Organization)
ECON 588 (Labor Economics)
Minimum credit hours required: 30 units