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 a concentration in classical political economy, international and development economics, financial economics, environmental economics, or the economics of labor markets and race, class,
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 needed for careers in finance, government, business, and international
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.