Hunter College offers an exciting master’s program in economics, taught by a distinguished faculty.
- Classes are held on weekday evenings, and the program can be completed over one academic year and two summers.
- Graduates are equipped with the statistical and analytical tools necessary for careers in data science, finance, and public policy.
- Many graduates also transition to Ph.D. programs in top-ranked economics and social science departments.
This program offers a fantastic opportunity to spend a year:
- living in New York City,
- studying at a renowned public university,
- discovering the intellectual pleasures of economics, and
- gaining significant professional advancement.
Why study economics?
- Economics is a unique social science that helps you think about society and everyday interactions in a whole new light.
- Economics emphasizes the most pressing global welfare and policy problems.
- Economists are highly employable. They have technical skills that are valued in a wide range of industries.
Why study economics at Hunter?
- Hunter College is a senior college in the City University of New York, the largest urban university in the U.S. It is located on the beautiful upper east side of Manhattan.
- The professors in the Department of Economics are accomplished academics with a broad range of specializations (behavioral economics, media, healthcare, development, crime, firms, labor).
- Ours is a tried-and-tested rigorous program. Recent graduates have joined:
- major financial firms including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley,
- international organizations including the United Nations and the World Bank, and
- top PhD programs including Princeton, Berkeley and Chicago.
- Classes are held in the evenings so that students can pursue employment or other activities during the day.
- Hunter offers an incredible value for money– a top-notch education from a highly-regarded program, without the price tag.
- Core coursework includes microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, and econometrics. In addition, several electives are offered.
- For more information on courses, see the M.A. in Economics in the Hunter Catalog.
- Students are taught research methods under personalized supervision.
- Students interested in academic careers complete an optional research dissertation.
- To learn more about the program and admission requirements, visit http://econ.hunter.cuny.edu.
- See the Admissions page for details on the program’s admissions requirements.
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