Department of Economics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Master of Science
Program in Applied Economics

Dr. John Straub, Program Director

College Park location
1102 Morrill Hall
Program Coordinator:
Hardeep Chowdhary
(301) 405-3557

Washington, DC location
1400 16th Street, NW
Suite 140
Washington, DC 20036
Program Coordinator:
Breana Dinh
(202) 525-4308

Videos About Our Program

The series of videos below constitute an online Information Session about our program.  Each video corresponds to a different section of a PowerPoint presentation. 

Video 1: Welcome and Introductions

Put faces to the names of our program director, Professor John Straub, and the program coordinators Hardeep Chowdhary (College Park location) and Breana Dinh (DC location).

Watch the video (4:35)

Video 2: Overview from Department Chair Judith Hellerstein

Highlights of our program, our department, and the University of Maryland in general.

Watch the video (5:22)

Video 3: Placement of our Graduates, STEM Designation, CBE Credential

Some details from program director, Dr. John Straub, about the employment of our graduates, the program's STEM designation, and the Certified Business Economist (CBE) credential available to our graduates through our partnership with the National Association for Business Economics (NABE).

Watch the video (10:46)

Video 4: Curriculum and Faculty

Detailed description of our program's curriculum and faculty.

Watch the video (22:28)

Video 5: Admissions

Discussion of specific details related to the admissions criteria and application process.

Watch the video (8:56)  

Video 6: Alternative Plans of Study

Details about the timing of class meetings and plans of study that permit completing the degree in as little as 15 months, or pursuing the degree at a slower pace. 

Watch the video (14:29) 


(You can click here to download the full PowerPoint presentation presented in the videos.)