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Applied Economics (Master of Science, Washington DC)

Program Info:
Program Code:     ECAO1
Degree: M.S.
School:  Behavioral/Social Sciences
Visa Eligibility: This program is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland.*
General Requirements: Statement of Purpose
TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
Program-Specific Requirements: Letters of Recommendation (none)
Supplementary Application
Introductory Macroeconomics course (grade of B or higher)
Introductory Microeconomics course (grade of B or higher)
Calculus (grade of B or higher)
Application Deadlines: December 13, 2023 (Spring 2024 Domestic)
June 12, 2024 (Fall 2024 Domestic)
Contact Program:
Diversity Statement: The Applied Economics program is committed to supporting students and ensuring a fear-free, inclusive space where all students can thrive. The department recognizes non-binary gender identifications, as well as the difference between assigned biological sex and gender expression. It encourages students, faculty and staff to share and honor preferred pronouns and names.

1. The Golden Identification Program is not eligible for Continuing Education Programs (Graduate, Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Credit Learning) administered through the Office of Extended Studies. To learn more about Golden ID, click here.

*The ECAO department will not consider applications to the ECAO program from international applicants who would need an I-20 or DS-2019. International applicants who would need an I-20 or DS-2019 should consider the ECAM program (M.S. in Applied Economics - College Park, 15-week semester). International applicants who already reside in the U.S. on existing visas that permit study may apply using domestic deadlines to either program (ECAO in DC or ECAM in College Park).

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