The Department of Economics at EMU offers majors and minors in economics with diversified areas of specialization. Economics Department offers:
- Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Economics;
- Bachelor of Science (BS) in Quantitative Economics, a STEM program starting in Fall 2020, programs at the undergraduate level.
- Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Economics and International Business-Economics in collaboration with the College of Business.
- Bachelor of Science (BS) in Actuarial Science and Economics in collaboration with Mathematics Department.
The department also participates in other University programs such as language and international trade, a minor in Urban Studies, and the Women's Studies program.
Student at the 2018 Awards Ceremony
The Department of Economics at EMU offers several terminal masters degrees and a graduate certificate with diversified areas of specialization. Economics Department offers:
- Master of Science (MS) in Applied Econometrics
- Master of Arts (MA) in Economics
- Master of Arts (MA) in Health Economics
- Master of Arts (MA) in International Economics and Development
- Master of Arts (MA) in Trade and Development
- Graduate Certificate in Medical Economics
The Department of Economics at Eastern Michigan University has about 30-50 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 to 20 students).
Combined BS and MS in Quantitative Economics
Department of Economics will be offering a combined BS and MS in Quantitative Economics starting soon. With this program students can complete and Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics and Master of Science in Applied Econometrics in 5 years. Here are few details:
- Students in the BS program will start taking the master level courses during their senior years;
- They will complete both BS and MS degrees with only 142 credit hours (savings of a half semester and 12 credit hours);
- Students in this program are not required to have a minor but still completing the 64 credit hour General Education requirement of Eastern Michigan University.
- The program requires 3.0 GPA for admission at the end of junior year.