The skills students learn in the program can be applied to a broad range of subjects. Graduates of the M.A. in Economics are employed in both private and public sector as economists, statisticians, data scientists, business intelligence analysts, forecast analysts, consultants and in many other roles. Several of our graduates went on to pursue Ph.D. in economics, finance and public policy.
The skills students learn in the program can be applied to a broad range of subjects. Graduates of our program are employed in both private and public sector as economists, statisticians, data scientists, business intelligence analysts, forecast analysts, consultants and in many other roles. Several of our graduates went on to pursue Ph.D. in economics, finance and public policy.
To broaden their skill set, students may also enroll in courses from related graduate programs including the Master in Business Administration, the Master in Public Administration, and the Master in Health Care Administration
In addition to coursework, students complete an end-of-program applied project that serves as a capstone experience for the program and also helps build specific technical skills to enhance employability of graduates.
Key Features of the Western Kentucky University M.A. in Economics
The WKU M.A. in Economics is a unique opportunity to earn an advanced degree at a growing, dynamic institution with a rich history. Key features of this exciting degree include:
Wide-ranging career opportunities:
You can apply until:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
Pre-Placement is only available for ESLI's US schools. Students also have the option to take a placement test upon arrival
Basic- General English
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.