MS in Applied Economics

In the San Francisco Bay Area, the development of advanced technologies is altering the way people live and work. Digital markets are fundamentally changing interactions between consumers, businesses, organizations and governments throughout the world. As a next-generation economist with an MS in Applied Economics, you have the skills to take a leadership role in this dynamic environment.

  • STEM Program — We are designated as a STEM program, eligible international students may apply to work in the United States for up to three years after graduation.
  • A Leading-Edge Curriculum — Our curriculum integrates economics and data science from day one. Students gain a foundation in major programming languages like Python and R in their first semester alongside core microeconomic theory.
  • Summer Bridge Math Program — 4-week review program for admitted graduate students. The course covers essential techniques for economic analysis including linear algebra, general function models, differential calculus, statistics and hypothesis testing.
  • Easy Online Application — The application process is entirely online. You upload all of these items to your application account.

San Francisco Advantage

San Francisco's tech firms are leading the way in digitizing the global economy. Studying at USF positions you to take internships and jobs with these global technology giants – or with the countless startups on the way to be the next big thing.

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