Master's in Economics

The Department of Economics offers a comprehensive Master of Science in Economics degree program. Students may choose one of the following tracks:

  1. General Economics
  2. Econometrics and Data Analytics
  3. Financial Economics
  4. International Economics

The General Economics track provides maximum flexibility in course selection, while the other three concentrations allow students to focus in an area of specialty.

The Master's in Economics program is designed to appeal to both full-time students and the working professional. Most classes offered in the evening with a remote (online) attendance option. With some limitations (e.g., certain non-economics business courses are not offered online), it is possible to complete the entire Master’s in Economics program online.

Our program is designed with flexibility in mind. One can complete the Master of Science in Economics degree in as little as 12 months with a full-time course load or spread the coursework over a longer period to fit one’s schedule. We also offer a combined undergraduate/master’s program for qualified FAU undergraduate students, which allows students to count up to three graduate economics courses toward both the bachelor’s and master’s degree requirements.

Florida Atlantic University is a dynamic and growing institution, and the Department of Economics is no exception. With 14 full-time faculty with Ph.D.’s from leading institutions, we offer small class sizes and a friendly academic environment within which to study and learn. Our goal is to prepare students for advancement in their current career or to pursue new career opportunities. Recent graduates have taken positions in major corporations, multinational consulting firms, the financial industry, and in the public sector.


Contact Us

Contact information

Department of Economics
Dr. William Luther, Associate Professor
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
p: (561) 297-0690
office: OD 210

Michaela Smolka

Academic Advisor

Michaela Smolka
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
p: 561-297-2775

Accreditation & Rankings

Logo Financial Times 2023

Financial Times Ranking

2023 Executive Education Professional Development Programs

AACSB Accredited Logo

AACSB Accreditation

Proud member of AACSB, the premier accreditation agency for business schools

Logo for U.S. News & World Report Part-time MBA Programs

Best Part-Time MBA

Ranked among the best part-time MBA programs

Logo for U.S. News & World Report - Best Online GRAD Business Programs

Best Online Grad. Business

Selected among the best for online master's in business (non-MBA)

Logo for U.S. News & World Report - Best Online MBA Programs

Best Online MBA

Ranked for best online MBA programs

Online Veterans MBA

Best Online MBA for Veterans

Honored as a best online MBA program for veterans

Online Veterans Grad Business

Best Online Grad Business for Veterans

Selected as a best online grad business program for veterans

Logo for Princeton Review Entrepreneur - FAU is Top 50 in Entrepreneurship

Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Third consecutive ranking from The Princeton Review

Best International Business Undergrad Program

Best International Business

#26 undergrad. by U.S. News & World Report

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

#44 for best online bachelor's in business

Logo for Top-10 in the world for MBA in Sport Management Program according to SportBusiness

Best MBA in Sport Management

Top-10 in the world according to SportBusiness

ACTA Oases of Excellence

ACTA Oases of Excellence

Phil Smith and Adams Centers named ACTA Oases of Excellence

Rankings Page