Economics M.A.Middle Tennessee State University
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The M.A. in Economics program was established in the mid-1960s but has recently made changes to ensure that the program is focused on training students to conduct applied economic research and decision analysis using current methodologies. There is an emphasis on hands-on data analysis, making it possible for graduates to acquire the skills and knowledge for careers as consultants in private business and analysts for the government. The dedicated graduate faculty at MTSU have prepared highly qualified master’s-level economists who have gone on to continue their doctoral studies not only at MTSU but at numerous universities, including Chicago, Virginia, North Carolina State, and Auburn. Others have found employment in local banking, the Federal government, and the State of Tennessee.
Applicants are expected to possess a satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
English language proficiency
- TOEFL iBT: 71
- TOEFL paper-based: 525
- IELTS: 6.0
- ITEP: n/a
- Also accepted:
- ELS Level 112 (completed)
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Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.
- Tuition: $26,172 US
- Room and Board: $12,164 US
- Total fees: $38,336 US
Please contact the school for more information about tuition fees.
The department offers a Master’s of Arts (M.A.) degree in Economics. The focus of MTSU's M.A. program in economics is on applied research and decision analysis.
One of the department’s major goals is to promote graduates in the job market and to conduct mock interviews to help students have a professional and polished presence. Faculty are encouraging more and more graduate students to take advantage of this opportunity. Examples of career potentials include
- Budget analyst
- Equity portfolio manager
- Environmental economist
- Financial advisor
- Financial analyst
- Financial examiner
- Government worker
- Higher education professional
- Human resources specialist
- Insurance representative
- Labor-management relations practitioner
- Market/program analyst
- Politician or political staffer
- Revenue agent
About this institute
Middle Tennessee State University
Middle Tennessee State University is a public university in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the university consists of eight undergraduate colleges as well as a college of graduate studies, together offering more than 80 majors/degree programs through more than 35...
Why study at Middle Tennessee State University
MTSU is recognized for broad, high-quality academic programs, affordable costs and competitive prices, an outstanding teaching faculty, modern infrastructure with new residence halls, academic classrooms, sports facilities, and state of the art facilities, and a welcoming, friendly campus where diversity is appreciated and all students will be valued and respected.
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