Master of Arts in Economics

Economists gather and analyze data, evaluate and report on statistical trends, and make recommendations based on collected insights. In our program, you will develop these analytical skills and gain experience using statistical analysis software. An Economics M.A. degree is an ideal foundation for jobs in data science, analytics, government, and policy.

Financial Aid

Visit the Graduate Studies website for information about funding opportunities for graduate students at KU.

Financial Aid and Scholarships administers grants, loans, and need-based financial aid.

Facilities and Services

In addition to KU computing and library facilities, students in the M.A. and Ph.D. programs may use the department’s computer laboratory, which provides access to a variety of databases and econometric software packages useful for economics research.