Master of Arts (MA) Program

Department of Economics

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Course-based program

This twelve month program combines course work and closely supervised, structured, research. The first two semesters are course focused. You will use your spring and summer semesters to write a research paper.

Thesis-based program

This 24-month program combines course work with a research portion consisting of less formal supervision. You will conduct research and produce a formal thesis proposal that will undergo an oral thesis defense procedure.

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