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Master of Arts in Economics (ECN)


Advisor: David Crary, Ph.D.
703G Pray-Harrold
734.487.0001
dcrary@emich.edu

The Master of Arts in Economics provides a basic understanding of the theoretical foundations and analytical tools that students need in order to be successful researchers, business leaders, economic consultants, and government policy analysts. The program exposes students to a variety of areas of economic study through course work, independent study and research. The general program enables students to choose any mix of elective courses in economics (with up to six hours of cognates upon approval) that meet their career goals.

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

Course Requirements:


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

Required Courses: 15 hours


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

Select from either Option I, Option II, or Option III:


Option II:


Option III:


Restricted Elective Course: 15 hours


In consultation with the graduate advisor, student may select 15 credit hours of graduate economics, with up to six hours of approved cognate substitutions.

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.