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Department of Economics
College of Arts and Letters
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4485

Nasatir Hall 329
Phone: (619) 594-1675
Fax: (619) 594-5062
Mail code: 4485

Last Update 5/11/15

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Graduate Program

The MA program in economics provides students with advanced training in decision-making techniques and quantitative analysis by building on a core of applied microeconomic and econometric classes. Students learn to apply analytic methods to business and policy issues, use advanced econometric methods and computersoftware. An internship program provides students with valuable work experience. 

The program is designed to:

  1. prepare students for careers in consulting, domestic and multinational firms and government agencies,

  2. provide students with university-level teaching experience and access to community college teaching positions, and

  3. provide advanced training in economics for students planning on entering a Ph. D. program.

Former graduate students are employed in research and policy-oriented positions in both business and government. Local employers include consulting firms, San Diego public utilities, San Diego area governments, and community colleges.

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Course Syllabi

View course syllabi online via the SDSU library's website.

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