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Earn Your Master's in Economics Degree Online

The online Master of Science in Economics at Colorado Christian University equips graduates with the theoretical and practical knowledge, and the analytical skills necessary to lead in a global environment, whether working in business, government agencies, or the nonprofit sector.

As an online Economics graduate student, in core courses, you will learn how to apply economic theories and concepts of economic analysis to solve problems related to the distribution of resources, trade, and economic development in the domestic and international arenas. The international focus of the program goes beyond the core international trade and finance courses to also include international political economy and economic development. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to address the issues of wealth and poverty in our world.

Program Focus

Students develop the necessary practical and theoretical knowledge of economics to serve as leaders in business, government, and the nonprofit sectors.

The M.S. in Economic's focus on economic development reflects the biblical worldview to care for the least advantaged, helping you to prepare as a leader to apply your knowledge of economics with a Christian perspective.

Everything you need as an economics student to successfully complete your master's in Economics degree is available 100% online. You can log in to view your instructors' presentations, participate in discussions with your classmates, and submit your weekly assignments at your convenience.

Who is a good fit for the M.S. in Economics program?

CCU's Economics master's program is ideal for adults who aspire to work in the field of economics. A master's degree is the typical entry level education for an economist. There is a need for economists in business, healthcare administration, government (local, state, and national), research, nonprofit/NGOs, and environmental management. This program also prepares students should they wish to continue for their doctorate in economics, particularly development economics.

What can you do with a master's in Economics?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the demand for economists with graduate-degree education will grow at a rate of 8% per year (from 2016-2024), which is faster than the average occupational growth in the United States.*

Potential careers for individuals with a master's in Economics include:

  • Economist
  • Consultant
  • Instructor
  • Economic Policy Analyst
  • Policy Analyst
  • Market Researcher
  • Economic Development Analyst/Advisor

*Source: Retrieved 10/1/2019.

For prospective students and international students who have additional questions regarding admission requirements, financial aid, and tuition rates, fill out the form on this page or contact a CCU Online enrollment counselor at 303-963-3311.

State Exclusions for Online Students

Colorado Christian University is required by the U.S. Department of Education to be in compliance with state laws regarding where we can offer distance and/or online education. The College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University offers courses to online students in all states with some exceptions for specific academic programs.

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