Online MS in Applied Economics

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Employer-aligned, flexible, and personalized, the online or on campus Master of Science in Applied Economics from Boston College was designed in close collaboration with industry professionals to provide the next generation in graduate learning: competency-based education.

Competency-based education is an innovative approach to earning your master’s degree. The model enables you to build on what you already know from your professional and undergraduate experience in a highly personalized program. As an online student you have the opportunity to demonstrate mastery at your own pace within a given term. This allows you to focus on developing the specific skills you need to pursue your chosen professional path.

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What Makes the Boston College MS in Applied Economics Program Unique?

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The Boston College Commitment and Experience

Located just east of downtown Boston, Massachusetts, Boston College is known for its highly regarded graduate programs and is consistently ranked as a top 40 school by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Best Colleges, #35, National Universities, U.S. News & World Report
  • Best College Values Among Private Universities, #20, Kiplinger’s 2020
  • America’s Top Colleges, #41, Forbes 2019