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Master of Arts in Economics

Business Forecasting - ECN 4480

Master Economics with Applied and Theoretical Knowledge

A Master of Arts in Economics from University of Detroit Mercy offers flexible programs designed to produce graduates capable of applied research and progression to doctoral programs. Our graduate program gives you the ability to apply economics and financial principles in both U.S. and international financial systems. Grounded in a liberal arts foundation, this graduate degree provides students with a deeper knowledge of history, institutions and forces at work in the world economy. The flexibility of this program allows students to pursue or blend an applied concentration or a theoretical concentration providing a more practical orientation.

Earning your Master of Arts in Economics prepares you for career advancement in the private sector, non-profit institutions, school systems, industry and financial institutions, as well as in various levels of government. Earning your M.A. in Economics from Detroit Mercy prepares students with applied and theoretical knowledge to fulfill the essential demand in today's business world.

Admission to the Programs

Requirements for Acceptance into the Online Graduate Degree Economics Program*

  • An undergraduate degree in economics or business administration is preferred.
  • An overall grade point average of 3.0 or better.

*Please contact us if you are interested in these programs but do not meet the above requirements.

Contact
Victoria Mantzopoulos, Ph.D.
Associate Dean & Professor
College of Liberal Arts & Education

Email: armstrov@udmercy.edu

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University of Detroit Mercy Graduate Programs for Economics

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    Master of Arts in Economics (McNichols Campus)

    Degree: Master of Arts in Economics
    Credits: 30

    A Master of Arts in Economics from University of Detroit Mercy offers a flexible program designed to produce graduates capable of applied research and progression to doctoral programs. You have the ability to learn and apply economics and financial principles to the U.S. and international financial systems. Grounded in a liberal arts foundation, this graduate degree program also provides students with a deeper knowledge of history, institutions and forces at work in the world economy. The flexibility of the program allows students to pursue or blend an applied concentration, which provides for a more academically oriented program, or a theoretical concentration providing a more practical orientation.  

    University of Detroit Mercy's Master of Arts in Economics will prepare you for career advancement in the private sector, non-profit institutions, school systems, industry and financial institutions, as well as in various levels of government. The Master of Arts in Economics prepares students with applied and theoretical knowledge to fulfill the essential demand in today's business world. The degree will also prepare you for managerial advancement in the rapidly evolving international sector of the economy.

    Note: Students who elect their course of study at the McNichols campus are not eligible to take classes online or through Macomb University Center at the discounted rate. Online only students are not eligible to take classes at the McNichols Campus or Macomb University Center. 

    Sample Syllabi

    • ECN 5100 - Economic Analysis of Enterprises
    • ECN 5120 - Analysis of Economic Conditions
    • ECN 5150 - Quantitative Foundations for Data Analysis
    • ECN 5480 - Business Forecasting
    • ECN 5500 - Advanced Microeconomics Analysis I
    • ECN 5600 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis I
    • ECN 5660 - International Monetary Analysis

     

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    Master of Arts in Economics (Online)

    Degree: Master of Arts in Economics

    In just ONE academic year, you could earn a Master of Arts in Economics completely online from University of Detroit Mercy.

    A Master of Arts in Economics from University of Detroit Mercy offers a flexible program designed to produce graduates capable of applied research and progression to doctoral programs. You have the ability to learn and apply economics and financial principles to the U.S. and international financial systems. Grounded in a liberal arts foundation, this graduate degree program also provides students with a deeper knowledge of history, institutions and forces at work in the world economy. The flexibility of the program allows students to pursue or blend an applied concentration, which provides for a more academically oriented program, or a theoretical concentration providing a more practical orientation.

    Consider these features and benefits:

    • 30 credits/10 courses
    • No GRE/GMAT required
    • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission's North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
    • Structured lectures with discussion boards, weekly self-assessments and timed exams with the economics courses
    • Taught by the full-time faculty who teach the on-campus economics and financial economics courses
    • Substantial savings of almost 50% off with the online economics degree program over attending on-campus classes.  Please click here for the fee and tuition schedule for online programs.*
    • Upon successful completion of the online program, your diploma will be from University of Detroit Mercy with no reference to an online economics degree.
    • You are welcome to join us for the commencement ceremony in Detroit, Michigan, and walk across the stage. 

    University of Detroit Mercy's Master of Arts in Economics will prepare you for career advancement in the private sector, non-profit institutions, school systems, industry and financial institutions, as well as in various levels of government. The Master of Arts in Economics prepares students with applied and theoretical knowledge to fulfill the essential demand in today's business world. The degree will also prepare you for managerial advancement in the rapidly evolving international sector of the economy.

    Sample Syllabi

    • ECN 5100 - Economic Analysis of Enterprises
    • ECN 5120 - Analysis of Economic Conditions
    • ECN 5150 - Quantitative Foundations for Data Analysis
    • ECN 5480 - Business Forecasting
    • ECN 5500 - Advanced Microeconomics Analysis I
    • ECN 5600 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis I
    • ECN 5660 - International Monetary Analysis

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