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Graduate Programs

The Department of Economics at Eastern Michigan University has about 50-75 graduate students who come from a variety of countries and regions of the world: China, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Middle East, Taiwan, Thailand, and the U.S. Class sizes are relatively small (15 - 20 students). Given the diversity of our students and faculty; students are exposed to a great variety of economic conditions, problems, and government policies.

Economics Master's Graduates 2010

A few EMU Economics Master's Graduates, April 2010

The department offers several graduate programs: (a) Master of Arts in Economics (ECN), (b) Master of Arts in Applied Econometrics (APEC), (c) Master of Arts in International Economics and Development (ECNI), (d) Master of Arts in Health Economics (ECNH), and (e)  Master of Arts in Trade and Economic Development (TRDV), (f) Graduate Certificate in Medical Economics (CMECN). These programs are designed to accommodate students with varied backgrounds and needs, and offer sufficient flexibility to meet the career objectives of students with various interests. The programs prepare students for careers in business, finance, industry, and government services. They also provide training for students who intend to pursue the study of economics at the (Ph.D. levels). Together programs can accommodate these students with undergraduate backgrounds in fields ranging from mathematics and engineering, economics and business, to political science, public administration, and liberal arts.

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Graduate Certificate

To provide graduate students with financial assistance and practical training during their degree work, and to provide faculty with assistance in grading and research. For more information see Graduate Assistance.

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