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Master of Arts in Applied Economics (ECNA)


This program provides an organized and carefully developed study of applied economics. While the program satisfies the general education requirements of the economics profession, it seeks to meet the need for empirically oriented applied economists.  In addition to the sequence of core courses, the program stresses research opportunities and the use of quantitative approaches. Extensive application of computer techniques is integral to the program.

Students develop expertise in hypothesis testing and model building for the analysis of complex public policy issues such as monetary and fiscal policy, consumer and business behavior, health care analysis, modeling, and forecasting.

Degree Requirements
In addition to satisfying general Graduate School requirements, the student must satisfactorily complete the following course requirements:

Advisor Information:


David Crary, Ph.D.

703G Pray-Harrold
(734) 487-3395
dcrary@emich.edu

Course Requirements:


The M.A. in Applied Economics requires 30 hours of course work to be distributed among required courses, restricted elective courses and elective courses as follows:

Required Courses: 18 hours


* NOTE: These courses must be completed with a grade of B- or better.

Select Option I, Option II or Option III:


Option II:


Option III:


Elective Courses: 6 hours


Six hours of graduate economics or related cognates with permission of the graduate advisor.

Program Total 30 hours


Undergraduate Courses for Graduate Credit: Economics


The following courses may be elected for graduate credit. A maximum of nine hours of approved 400-level course work may be permitted in the earning of any graduate degree.

If you intend to enroll in any of the following undergraduate courses for graduate credit, you must submit a request form from the Graduate School to receive permission before enrolling in the course; otherwise, you will receive undergraduate credit.