Prospective Students

The M.S. in Economics program is designed for students with the analytical and quantitative skills to find solutions to a variety of problems. Maybe you want to work in a big corporation and be an advisor to the CEO. Or perhaps you're drawn to public service and policy development.  You might even see could see yourself in front of a class, developing tomorrow's leaders through teaching and research. Whatever your goal, the M.S. in Economics program at UNC Charlotte will help you hone your research skills and analytical abilities in the heart of a thriving region.

Our comprehensive program combines economic analysis with advanced quantitative methods to prepare you for analytical and management positions in a variety of industries. Program graduates have pursued careers in finance and banking, economic and business forecasting, macroeconomics and monetary policy, public finance and cost/benefit analysis, as well as economic modeling and simulations. Some have even gone on to pursue their doctoral degree in Economics or Finance.

About the Program

Program Structure
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Faces of Belk College - Profiles of Alumni, Students and Faculty

Graduate Students

Jeremy Schmitt


A.J. Wullschleger


Lisa Schulkind