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Applied Economics

at St. Cloud State University

Program Details

  • Award: Master of Science
  • Credits: 42
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • 5-Year BA/MS, Credits: 30

About this Program

Applied Economics. A program that focuses on the application of economic principles and analytical techniques to the study of particular industries, activities, or the exploitation of particular resources. Includes instruction in economic theory; microeconomic analysis and modeling of specific industries, commodities; the economic consequences of resource allocation decisions; regulatory and consumer factors; and the technical aspects of specific subjects as they relate to economic analysis.

Program Locations

  • St. Cloud State University 56301

Labor Market Information

  • Market Research Analysts

  • Median wage: $30.81/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Economics Teachers

  • Median wage: $91,744/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Economists

  • Median wage: $30.51/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud State University
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