Purdue University’s Online Master’s in Economics program offers career-compatible flexibility for busy professionals over the course of 2-3 years. Designed for individuals who have an interest in learning the tools to analyze and interpret economic data, you'll be able to apply those results to decision making in business and public policy environments.
You will have the option to specialize in four unique areas that offer the opportunity to expand applied or theoretical understanding of economics. With expanding access to extensive datasets, both public and proprietary, top faculty teach cutting-edge quantitative and empirical instructional methods. Our innovative curriculum employs teaching methods that focus on econometrics (big data, machine learning), statistical software applications (Stata, Matlab, EViews), modern computational and programming tools (Python), business forecasting, game theory, behavioral economics, and experimental economics, among other areas.
30 credit hours
20 to 36 months
Flexible, 100% online, asynchronous
Start in August or January
Choose from four specializations
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We also have availability to meet with you virtually to discuss how your goals align with our curriculum, community, student experiences, and outcomes to determine if Purdue is the right fit for you!