MA in Economics at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The MA program in Economics is part of the graduate programs at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in Georgia State University, located in the center of the vibrant city of Atlanta, Georgia. The program enrolls over 40 Master's students every year who study alongside Ph.D. students in Economics and Public Policy. The students come from virtually every country around the world. While in the program, they acquire analytical skills and solid understanding of the economy that prepare them for the job market or further studies.

Fields of Specialization

International economics; environmental, urban and regional economics; experimental
economics; labor economics; public finance; and program evaluation.

Why Apply to Georgia State?

We are part of one of America’s best public affairs graduate schools: the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, ranked 23rd among policy schools by the US News & World Report.

We earned top-twenty rankings in 5 subfields of economics, according to the Southern Economic Journal, which also named our degree the Number 1 economics program in Georgia.

Financial aid is available

Students can apply for research assistantships which come with tuition waivers and monthly stipends. International students are eligible to apply.

Recent sample placements

Bank of America, Center for Disease Control, Housing and Urban Development, State Farm Insurance

Where to find out more

An undergraduate major in economics is desirable but not required. We admit new students
to our program twice a year in the fall and spring terms. For further information on our
program click on the link below or contact Dr. Neven Valev at
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