Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics Master of Applied Economics

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Master of Applied Economics Program

The Master of Applied Economics (MAE) program is offered jointly by two nationally ranked departments: the Department of Economics, and the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics.

Students will gain a variety of skills in analytical and technical evaluations to find solutions to a variety of societal challenges.  Engaged faculty and corporate partnerships provide a hands-on learning environment where students can apply classroom content to real scenarios faced by organizations.

The MAE allows students to create their own unique pathway into careers as

  • Actuaries
  • Analysts
  • Consultants
  • Economist
  • Policy Makers
  • Risk Managers

Please visit our MAE homepage for additional information.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

International graduates of this major are approved by the Department of Homeland Security for three (3) years of work permission in the United States after graduation. Visit the Office of International Affairs website for more information.