Florida State University

Department Of Economics

College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

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Program Overview

The Master’s in Applied Economics Program is 30 credit hours and lasts one academic year, from FSU’s fall semester through the end of Summer A.  Course work in the fall and spring prepares students to devote their summer term to the Applied Master’s Project.  The Applied Master’s Project is a simulated consulting project that students complete in teams and tackle from start to finish alongside their faculty senior partner.  While there are multiple electives available, most students take an internship for credit in the spring.

Fall Semester

ECO5114Applied Microeconomics I3 hours
ECO5420Applied Econometrics3 hours
ECO5417SAS for Economists3 hours
ECO5922Professional Development2 hours

Spring Semester

ECO5117Applied Microeconomics II3 hours
ECO5434Analysis of Economic Data3 hours
ECO5936Special Topics: Big Data1 hour
ECO5922Professional Development0 hours
Elective3 Hours

Summer C

ECO5973Applied Master’s Project3 hours
ECO5973LEconomic Consulting: Solving and Communicating a Consulting Project6 hours


ECO5942Applied Economics Internship3 hours
ECO5281Financial Economics3 hours
ECO5533Public Choice3 hours