Any thriving society relies on a healthy economy. To make an impact as an economist, you need a solid understanding of economic theory, the analytical skills to interpret how policies will affect markets and the ability to translate these complexities for a wide audience.
American University offers an online Masters in Economics with a specialization in applied economics to give you the knowledge, credentials and analytical and communication skills you need to make a difference in your career and in the world.
Based in Washington, DC, the epicenter of economic policy, American University’s online Master of Arts in Economics provides a policy-oriented curriculum with hands-on statistical guidance. This graduate program is influenced by its location in the nation’s capital, connecting you with the people and organizations impacting the global economy today.
The online economics degree curriculum prepares you to analyze data, apply your analysis to economic policy and translate its meaning for a wide audience. The meld of coursework in theory and practical application empowers you to interpret complex mathematical concepts in order to solve real-world challenges and solidify your skills for leadership roles.