New 1-Year Economics Master’s Program at UT-Austin

The Department of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin now offers a one-year Master’s program.  We have specially designed a terminal Master’s degree with a 10-month, 10-course curriculum for students seeking rigorous training in economic theory and analytical methods.

An undergraduate degree in Economics is not required for applicants.  A strong quantitative background, along with some exposure to economics courses, is expected.

The program is suitable for students with any of the following goals: (i) Qualifying for jobs in the private or government sector that require greater expertise in economic, analytical, and statistical tools than provided by an undergraduate degree; (ii) Obtaining the background in economics and mathematics required to gain admission to a high-quality economics PhD program; or, (iii) Studying economics as a complementary field to another area of expertise (law, political science, public health, statistics, energy, etc.).

Additional information about the program is available at the website

The first application deadline is February 15, 2013, and classes start July 15, 2013.  We are looking forward to welcoming our first cohort of Master’s students in summer 2013!

Please do not hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions about the program.


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