Department of Economics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Master of Professional Studies Program in Applied Economics
1400 16th Street, NW
Suite 140
Washington, DC 20036

Master's Program contact:
Dr. John Straub

The University of Maryland's 
Master of Professional Studies in Applied Economics

Quantitative Analysis 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.

professors Courses:

A Masters 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 Session

We will be hosting an Information Session for potential applicants:

Tuesday, May 19th

The session will be at 6:45 p.m. in the same building where our classroom suite is located:

1400 16th Street, NW - near DuPont Circle

There will be a short presentation and opportunities to speak with Dr. John Straub, the program's director, and also with others from the program and from Maryland's department of economics.

Light refreshments will be served.

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