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  • Global Political Economy and Finance (MA)

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  • The MA in Global Political Economy and Finance is a 30-credit program that provides students with a sophisticated understanding of the world economy in historical context, the political economic analysis of the dynamics of contemporary world capitalist society, and state-of-the-art tools of political economic and financial analysis.

    • Degree Master of Arts (MA)
    • Credits 30 credits
    • Format Full-time or part-time, on-campus
    • Duration 1-2 years (full-time)
    • Start Term Fall or Spring

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    In addition to offering a rigorous course of study in economic and statistical analysis, the MA in Global Political Economy and Finance provides a thorough grounding in historical and contemporary political economy and finance, culminating in an internship or mentored research project. A flexible elective option allows for concentrations in classical political economy, international and development economics, financial economics, environmental economics, or the economics of labor markets and race, class, and gender.

    The program offers the training required to pursue advanced degrees in economics, finance, business, and related fields, and provides students with the analytical and policy skills required for careers in finance, government, business, and international development.

    Students in this program also benefit from the resources, student networks, and faculty expertise of a university-wide community engaged in management and entrepreneurship.

    STEM Designation for International Applicants 

    This program is STEM-designated. After graduating, eligible F-1 students in this program can apply for an additional 24 months of Optional Practical Training at the end of their Post-Completion OPT. 

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