Quantitative Economics

The Department of Economics offers a Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE). The MSQE program is a professional degree that combines training in economic theory with training in quantitative methods/tools that can be used to analyze economic and other data, including “big data.”

Master of Science Requirements

At least 30 credits maintaining at least a “B” average. Of these 30 credits, 27 must come from required MSQE core courses, and three or more are from electives approved by the student’s major advisor.

Required Core Courses: ECON 5201, 5202, 5301, 5311, 5312, as well as one graduate course in Economics in each of the following: Programming and Computation with R, Open Source Programming with PYTHON, Panel Data Econometrics, and Big Data Analysis.

The program is offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.