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The Department of Economics at Texas A&M University has a long tradition of excellence in both teaching and research. The department is currently ranked 21st among public universities on the 2013 US News rankings (The Department has operated a Master of Science degree program since 1931, and has a long-standing, highly regarded Ph.D. program.

Specializations- behavioral and experimental economics, econometrics, economic theory, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics, monetary and financial economics, public economics.

Houses the highly regarded Texas A&M Economic Research Laboratory, a human-subject laboratory for experiments in economic markets and decision making.

The course structure for the program includes a set of core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and business finance, and required courses in behavioral, international, advanced econometrics, and institutions, and a capstone course that provides students with experience in carrying out an applied research project. Students are encouraged to do an internship in their first year.

  • Foundations of Microeconomic Theory
  • Economic Forecasting Economic Forecasting
  • Financial Management
  • Investments
  • Economic Analytics
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Strategies of Multinational Corporations
  • Behavioral Economics of Financial Markets
  • Behavioral Econarkets
  • Econometric Analysis of Financial Data


Program requirements

A Personal Statement/EssayAll transcripts from prior institutions/colleges (International applicants: one transcript in your native language and one translation in English)Official degree statements or diplomas for any degrees awarded (International applicants: one in your Native language and one English translation)GRE/GMAT ScoresThree Letters of Recommendation English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 80

Students at Texas A&M University received approximately $533 million in financial assistance through scholarships, grants, loans, waivers, work-study, and on-campus student employment. Approximately 71% of students received some form of financial assistance. All forms of assistance continue to grow as well as the number of students receiving aid.

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