The Master of Science in Economics and Policy
Analysis program focuses on economic theory as it applies to
real-world business and policy, econometric skills and the ability to
analyze data to propose policies and solutions.
The program is
designed for the student who
has earned a bachelor’s degree, or who has earned or
is earning an MBA.
Through the MS in
Economics and Policy Analysis program, you will develop skills and knowledge
- Conduct statistical
and econometric research grounded in sound economic models using
data from multiple sources on different policy issues.
- Demonstrate research
findings through written analyses for audiences that include business
professionals, economists, policymakers and the public.
- Understand the
relationship between economics and politics.
Research and Fellowship Opportunities
includes a heavy emphasis on research. You will work closely with a faculty
member on research projects, enhancing your research, writing and presentation
Upon meeting certain
requirements, you will also be eligible to participate in a research
fellowship, allowing you to work full-time for 12 to 16 weeks. You may
complete the fellowship in Chicago or spend your time in another city, such as
degree prepares students to pursue careers in a variety of
- Business development
- Federal and state
governmental agency work
- Trade association and
DePaul’s Master of Science in Economics and Policy Analysis is a Department of Homeland Security STEM-designated program. STEM designation is granted to programs that produce graduates educated in science, technology, engineering and/or math who help support U.S. economic competitiveness and growth. International students who earn degrees from STEM-designated programs can qualify to extend their post-graduation stay in the United States for Optional Practical Training (OPT). OPT provides an opportunity for international students to develop their careers while also helping meet the demand for STEM-educated professionals in the U.S. workforce. To find out more, contact the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 362-8810.