MS in Applied Economics


Johns Hopkins University

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Type

Master's programs

Location

Washington, D.C.

United States

Start Date:

End Date:

Location

United States

Washington, D.C.

Type

Master's programs

Application Deadline:

Expired help


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The MS in Applied Economics Program develops skill in economic reasoning, and in constructing and estimating economic models through the use of econometrics and other quantitative techniques. This is accomplished by a rigorous and demanding curriculum and a talented and dedicated staff of instructors. All undergraduate majors are welcome.

 

GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM

Ten courses*, offered evenings at our Washington, DC Center, and in part, also online, are necessary to complete the degree, which is designed as part time, but can be taken at a full-time pace:

  • Take four core courses
  • Choose at least one advanced econometrics course from among our quantitative methods courses
  • Choose five electives from 31 courses spanning diverse subfields of economics

*Students with only one semester of undergraduate calculus must take Mathematical Methods for Economists (full-length course at half tuition) in addition to the 10 courses.

 

CURRICULA

Applied Economics students tailor their own course of study and can pursue any of the following areas, or mix and match:

  • Public Policy
  • Macroeconomics/Financial Economics (also available online)
  • International Economics and Development
  • Spatial Economics (only available online)
  • Environmental Economics (also available online)
  • Health Economics (also available online)
  • Quantitative Methods (also available online)

 

DUAL OFFERINGS AND CERTIFICATES

» MS in Applied Economics/MBA
» MS in Applied Economics/Certificates in Finance
» MS in Applied Economics/Certificate in Environmental Planning and Management

 

WORDS FROM OUR FACULTY

“Through the program, students become strong economists, with the applicable skills and perspective most in demand in today’s economy.”
       - Laurence M. Ball, Professor, MS in Applied Economics Program Chair

 

WORDS FROM OUR STUDENTS

“In addition to the program’s immediate practical applicability, the economic theory gained provides me with an enriched perspective from which to analyze legal issues at work and in my scholarship.”
      - Michelle Wyant

“The knowledge I gained was instrumental in my being hired as a Senior Consultant for the Economic and Business Analysis team at Booz Allen Hamilton.”
       - Mark Hodgins

“This program has enhanced my analytical skills, and the accomplished faculty have helped me gain further insight into the different facets of economics. This will be a significant advantage for my career.”
       - Anjli Patel

 

FINANCIAL AID

Office of Student Financial Services can provide assistance with:

  •  Understanding the eligibility for federal student aid
  •  Determining your federal loans options
  •  Completing the Free Application for
  •  Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  •  For more information, please visit: advanced.jhu.edu/finaid  or email aapfinaid@jhu.edu