Stony Brook University’s MA in Economics enables students to earn a degree from one of the most respected public universities in the nation. This program prepares students for a wide variety of careers in the growing field of economics. For students entering the field for the first time, the program offers training and credentials to launch their careers; for those already working in the field, the program enhances their skills and credentials. Graduates of the program will join a list of successful alumni working in public and private organizations. More information about the curriculum can be found here.
Students in the MA program come from numerous academic backgrounds, including a variety of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences. Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), must have taken algebra and calculus courses, must have taken the Graduate Record Examination or equivalent, and must submit three letters of recommendation from instructors, academic advisors or employers. More information about admissions can be found here.