Master of Science in applied economics

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Earn Your Master of Science in Applied Economics

Earn a Johns Hopkins master's degree or graduate certificate in a flexible format.

Master of Science in Applied Economics

Economic analysis is no longer relegated to academicians and a small number of PhD-trained specialists. Instead, economics has become an increasingly ubiquitous and rapidly changing line of inquiry that requires people who are skilled in analyzing and interpreting economic data. With graduate programs in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins, you will be able to effect decisions about national and global markets and policy, involving everything from health care to fiscal policy, from foreign aid to the environment, and from financial risk to real risk.

Programs available on-campus and online.

  • Master of Science in Applied Economics

    The Master of Science in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University develops skills in economic reasoning, and in constructing and estimating economic models through the use of econometrics and other quantitative techniques.

    The 10-course online* program enables students to become strong economists, with the applicable skills and perspective most in-demand in today’s economy, with the masters degree that carries the prestige of Johns Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs.

    Choose a Specialization to Meet Your Needs
    27 electives cover diverse sub-fields of economics. You can specialize or mix and match:

    • Public Policy
    • Macroeconomics/Financial Economics
    • International Economics and Development
    • Spatial Economics
    • Environmental Economics
    • Health Economics
    • Quantitative Methods
    • Choose to study full-time or part-time

    *Not all concentrations are available online, contact AAP to learn more.

  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Quantitative Methods

    The 4-course Post-Master’s Certificate in Quantitative Methods is intended for students who already hold a master’s degree in economics or in statistics, and who wish to expand or update their knowledge.

State-specific Information for Online Programs

*Note: Students should be aware of additional state-specific information for online programs.state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative. 

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