Colorado Christian University
Online Master of Science in Economics

Online Master of Science in Economics

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 necessary to lead in a global environment, whether working in business, government, or the nonprofit sector.

As an online Economics graduate student, you will learn how to apply economic theories and concepts to analyze and 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

M.S. in Economics 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 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
  • Policy Analyst
  • Market Researcher
  • Economic Development Analyst/Advisor

*Source:  https://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/economists.htm  Retrieved 10/1/2019.

For more information, contact one of our Enrollment Counselors at 303-963-3311 today.

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