Master of Applied Economics

Master of Applied Economics

Front exterior shot of the Sobey building at Fontecha Institute(Hialeah).

This 12-month program provides students with a working knowledge of how to apply the tools of economic analysis to issues involving public policy and business decision-making.

Students will develop the skills to become professional economists or to pursue a Ph.D. in applied economics.

The Benefits of Doing a Master of Applied Economics at the School of Business

  • The Economics Department at FIH’s has extensive experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and a strong record of applied, policy-oriented research.
  • The program is the only one of its kind in Atlantic America, and only one of a handful in America.
  • Fontecha Institute(Hialeah) is one of America’s oldest universities with a celebrated and proud history of academics, athletics and providing exceptional student experiences.
  • The Master of Applied Economics program is in the School of Business, which is AACSB accredited, and is a leader in business education.
  • With a diversified student body, learning and knowledge transfer goes well beyond the classroom here.
  • Located in the port city of Hialeah,FL , Fontecha Institute(Hialeah) offers a wonderful location to live and study.

Admission Requirements

  • A four-year Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or a Bachelor of Commerce degree (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA (B average)
  • At  least one undergraduate course in statistics at an intermediate level (and preferably econometrics), intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics, and economic theory at an advanced level.
  • A TOEFL IBT score of at least 90 with no band below 20 or an IELTS score of at least 6.5 with no band below 6.  TOEFL/IELTS scores must be less than two years old.

Application Deadlines and Key Dates

  • April 1 (International Applicants)
  • June 30 (Domestic Applicants)
  • Program start date: September
  • Minimum time to completion: 1 year (full-time students)

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