MS in Applied Economics

Learn to lead in a data-driven world

Flexible On Campus/Online Degree Program

MS in Applied Economics

Learn to Lead in a Data-Driven World

Flexible On Campus/Online Degree Program

MS in Applied Economics

Learn to Lead in a Data-Driven World

Flexible On Campus/Online Degree Program

Big Data. Big Ideas. Big Impact.

Whether you are a recent undergrad ready to maximize your career opportunities in a rapidly growing career field, or an established professional who wants to elevate your career in a changing world, the Boston College Master of Science in Applied Economics will position you to drive strategy and effect change across organizations and industries.

Personalized, Convenient and Employer-Aligned

A flexible format and industry-aligned, competency-based curriculum provide hands-on experience directly applicable to real-world initiatives, preparing graduates to contribute immediately and advance quickly in a number of roles and industries, including:

  • Finance & Banking
  • Healthcare
  • International Development
  • Social Policy
  • Analytics
  • Government

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Master of Science in Applied Economics Degree


What you’ll learn in an MS in Applied Economics degree

  • Master the tools and methods to understanding complex policy, industry trends, analytic strategies, and modeling
  • Learn to evaluate policies and programs, develop forecasts, track consumer behavior, and design marketing campaigns
  • Build the theoretical foundation and quantitative skills to form policies and strategies that can make a real impact on organizations, industries, and society

What Our Students Are Saying

Where can the MS in Applied Economics Degree take you?

Enhance your credentials, expand your network, and accelerate your career with this specialized degree from Boston College and become part of an engaged and passionate alumni network of more than 180,000 worldwide


$104,924Avg. Salary
  • Apply economic theories to real-life situations

Quantitative Analyst

$94,051Avg. Salary
  • Use data to drive business decisions

Senior Financial Analyst

$81,066Avg. Salary
  • Create analyses that drive better business decisions

Source: Glassdoor.com, Obtained June 2018


Boston College


Located just west of downtown Boston, Massachusetts, Boston College is known for its highly regarded graduate programs and is consistently ranked as a top 40 school by U.S. News & World Report.

• Best Colleges, #37, National Universities, U.S. News & World Report
• Best College Values, #18, Kiplinger’s 2018
• America’s Top Colleges, #49, Forbes 2018

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