Economics

703 Pray-Harrold

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

734.487.3395

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Programs

Undergraduate Programs

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.

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Students in 2018
 Student at the 2018 Awards Ceremony
Students in 2018

 Student at the 2018 Awards Ceremony

Graduate Programs

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).

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Combined BS and MS in Quantitative Economics

Department of Economics will be offering a combined BS and MS in Quantitative Economics starting Fall 2021. 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.

 

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