University of Maryland's
Master of Professional Studies in Applied Economics
for Evidence-Based Policy Decisions
More than ever, organizations and agencies need program and
policy analysts who are skilled in evidence-based quantitative
methods. Professionals who can understand and apply economic
research are in high demand. A professional masters degree
that gives you enhanced analytical skills and decision-making
proficiency will help you gain a significant, valuable
advantage in your work and expand your career opportunities.
The Masters in Applied Economics is a carefully designed
program which offers rigorous training in quantitative
analysis, economic modeling and econometrics.
Program Designed for the Working Professional
The Masters in Applied Economics is a 10-course program which
can be completed in as little as 15 months. Evening courses
are taught in downtown DC. The seminar-style classes are
taught by renowned economists affiliated with the University
of Maryland, many of whom are also employed as professional
economists in the Washington, DC area.
Attend an Information
We will be hosting 2 Information Sessions for potential
Tuesday, April 28th and
Tuesday, May 19th
Both sessions will be held in the same building where our
classroom suite is located:
1400 16th Street, NW - near
The sessions will begin at 6:45 p.m. There will be a
short presentation and opportunities to speak with Dr. John
Straub, the proram's director, and also with others from the
program and from Maryland's department of economics.