Experience the Boston College Connection
When you earn a Master of Science in Applied Economics degree from Boston College you join a worldwide network of over 180,000 alumni. Programs leaders collaborated with an industry council of professional experts to develop an academic curriculum that’s aligned with employer demands. This degree is truly designed for leaders.
What Will You Learn in an MSAE Degree?
The Master of Science in Applied Economics offers a practical and comprehensive curriculum to students interested in acquiring skills related to the analysis and interpretation of data across a variety of fields. Graduates will be equipped to understand the context of data they are analyzing, analyze the data, interpret it and present results to decision makers, and make recommendations bolstered by the results of the data analysis.
The program provides individuals with extensive training in the tools and methods necessary for understanding complex policy issues, industry trends, and analytic strategies within specialized fields of economics including health care, finance, marketing, and environmental policy. These skills are developed within a curricular framework that emphasizes reflective, people-centered, ethical decision making that reflects the Jesuit, Ignatian tradition. The program is intended for individuals seeking to begin or advance careers in industry, policy and government, or the financial sector.