Admission Requirements

The transcript must show strong background in linear algebra and calculus. All application materials must be electronically submitted via the University online application system, gradschool.psu.edu/apply.

Application Deadline

The application must be received by April 30. Decisions will communicated by May 15.

Tuition

Financial aid is not available for this program. Please visit tuition.psu.edu for more information on tuition and fees.

Program Requirements

The M.A. program is a two-year (four-semester) program, which requires a minimum of 30 credits and an MA project. The first year is devoted to 18 credits of the core courses in micro, macro, and econometrics. The second year follows with at least 12 additional credits, 3 credits of which will be in a year--long course for the M.A. project. The M.A. project will provide hands-on experience of small research supervised by our excellent faculty.