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Questions About CCU's M.S. Economics Degree Program

Are you interested in earning an master's degree in Economics? Below are some frequently asked questions about the CCU's M.S. Economics degree. If you have additional questions, please contact an enrollment counselor today.

Is the Master of Science in Economics program accredited?

All of Colorado Christian University's programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Visit our Accreditations page for details.

How many credit hours is the M.S. Economics program and how long does it take to complete?

The program is 30 credit hours and can be completed in as little as 18 months. See the M.S. Economics Curriculum page for additional information.

Are there any prerequisites?

All applicants to the M.S. Economics program must complete prerequisites in Economics and Mathematics. These courses are required for students who intend to enroll in CCU's M.S. Economics program. See M.S. Economics Prerequisites for details.

How much does the program cost?

Is financial aid available?

See our Financial Aid site for detailed information about financial aid and payment options for graduate students. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You are also encouraged to check with your employer about additional tuition benefits that may be available through your company.

How does the online format work?

The master's in Economics classes blend the latest eLearning technology with the latest educational theory and practice. Students attend classes online, do research using the Internet, exchange emails, and participate in online discussions. Even assignments and tests are submitted online. Weekly assignments are required, but the course design generally allows participants to complete coursework at the times and places that work best for them before scheduled deadlines.

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