The MA program in Economics is designed to provide students with a rigorous training in econometrics and quantitative economics, as well as in economic theory and policy. The Economics MA, is well suited for students who wish to pursue high-level professional careers in industry and government, or further study for a Ph.D. degree in economics. The Economics MA, is classified as a STEM degree, which allows for a 24 month extension of the F1 Optional Practical Training (OPT).

The Program offers two focused areas of study: Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, and Economic Policy.