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Best Online Master's Degrees in Economic Studies 2019/2020

A master’s degree is an advanced program that follows a bachelor’s degree. Programs typically take two to four years to complete and are offered at universities all over the world.

What is an online Master in Economic Studies? Students who want more flexibility in their education may choose to pursue a degree online. An online degree in economics provides students with the skills to analyze the economic challenges of public institutions and businesses. Many master’s programs offer classes in specialized areas such as labor, industrial, development, behavioral and environmental economics. Some common topics that may be explored include inflation, fiscal policies, consumer behavior, statistical methods and taxation.

An education in economics is beneficial in that the analytical skills can be put to good use both in a person’s career and life. Having an advanced degree also gives graduates a competitive edge over other job candidates and may also result in higher salaries.

The costs associated with earning a Master in Economics can vary depending on the particular institution. When contacting the school, ask about tuition and fees required as well as if there are any financial assistance programs. You may qualify for scholarships, grants or school loans to help pay for your education.

Graduates with an advanced degree in economics have a variety of career opportunities they can pursue. Different areas in which work can be found include the finance realm, public policy, labor markets, industry trends and financial prospects for different companies. Typical job titles may be market research analyst, benefits and compensation manager, economic consultant, credit analyst, actuary, policy analyst, financial analyst, business reporter and management consultant. Jobs may be available domestically or internationally.

Use our online catalog to find an economic program that fits your needs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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73 Results in Economic Studies

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Students will learn about financial compliance for financial institutions, and also risk management. With the increasing government regulation in the field, this is a gro ... [+]

MSL: Compliance and Risk Management

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has offered Compliance and Risk Management to non-attorneys since 2009 and is a leader in the field. For more information, email graduateadmissions@tjsl.edu Students will learn about financial compliance for financial institutions, and also mitigation of risk. With the increasing government regulation in the field, this is a growing area of employment and a ripe time to gain knowledge in the arena.

The program is offered entirely online and can be completed in a year while working full time. There is no residency requirement. Financial aid options are available for eligible students. There are rolling admissions, with 6 start dates a year. For more information, email graduateadmissions@tjsl.edu... [-]

USA San Diego
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM

This program allows the deep understanding of the elements that integrate financial systems and national and international markets; And prepares specialists capable of in ... [+]

Description

This program allows the deep understanding of the elements that integrate financial systems and national and international markets; And prepares specialists capable of interacting with representatives of all functional areas of the organization for the definition of strategies and guidelines for action aimed at achieving competitive advantages.

The curriculum combines experience and innovation to train people capable of offering optimal answers to real business problems and opportunities through the collaborative learning system, the practical application of theoretical knowledge in projects, problems and the study of cases.

This makes it a relevant program at the regional and national level and is demonstrated by the positions of management and senior management that their graduates occupy both in private industry and in the public sector, both nationally and internationally.... [-]

Mexico Monterrey Buenavista Mexico City Zapopan Puebla City Santa Fe  + 3 More
July 2020
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
5 semesters
Online
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Boost your career with an international degree in leadership. The Master of Leadership in Development Finance online programme is designed for emerging leaders who are pa ... [+]

Target group

You are the ideal candidate for this Master Programme if:

You are a professional with work experience in the development finance industry or related to developing and emerging countries. However, applicants with a different background are also valuable for the programme and should not be excluded.

You want to climb the career ladder in your organization. You wish to follow a high class, accredited programme besides a full-time job, combining daily work with professional development. You are ready to make a real change in the economies of developing countries. You want to have the advantages of studying at home while enjoying the benefits of an international class... [-]
Germany Frankfurt
Open Enrollment
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Online
The University of Scranton Online

The University of Scranton's online, AACSB-accredited Master of Accountancy will provide you with a working knowledge of corporate governance and accountability. As a top ... [+]

Gain the finance and accounting skills needed for career advancement with The University of Scranton's online Master of Accountancy (MAcc). Housed in the AACSB-accredited Kania School of Management, students experience a rigorous curriculum developed by award-winning instructors and researchers. The program is built on core competencies that emphasize the development of soft skills and practical strategy. The 30-credit-hour online MAcc program fulfills the 150 credit hours required by most states to take the CPA exam.

Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to:

Apply practical knowledge in the field of accounting including how knowledge is generated and disseminated. Apply advanced approaches to leveraging accounting as a means of solving business problems. Comprehend and employ skills needed for identifying and navigating red flags that could indicate occupational fraud. Critically analyze accounting information to disseminate value-added insights for the firm for effective economic decisions. Understand the global environment and critical leadership roles that are associated with the broader business environment. Demonstrate effective and advanced communication skills to key stakeholders within and outside of the firm. ... [-]
USA Scranton
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 20 months
Online
GBSB Global Business School - Online programs

The first and the only Online Masters Degree in Spain in the area of financial innovation – be on demand for the reality of tomorrow. ... [+]

Why Online Master in Financial Management, Digital Banking and Internet Finance The emergence of Internet Finance industry as a new form of traditional finance. The future does not wait The first and the only Online Masters Degree in Spain in the area of financial innovation – be on demand for the reality of tomorrow GBSB Global is an official partner of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) – a world renown standard in the finance industry. Get ACCA Certification on top of the Master’s degree without a need for additional examination Program Description

The development of the internet has shifted the financial industry radically. The technological transformation and internet changed the structure and nature of the financial services industry. The banking industry is disruption by technology at every level. FinTech companies are trying to revolutionize the financial services market. The Online Master in Financial Management, Digital Banking & Internet Finance prepares students to face the challenges of today’s financial industry. Traditional finance is losing its relevancy in the digital economy. The Online Master in financial management students will discover the new forms of accounting and financial management. The Online Master in financial management will help students to understand different forms of financial management and enable them to adapt to the dynamic changes in the finance industry, including the growth of digital banking and internet finance. Online Master in digital financial management students obtain ACCA certification at the levels of F1-F3 as part of their study plan and become significantly more... [-]

Spain Spain Online Madrid
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 12 months
Online
Utica College Online

The online Master of Professional Studies in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis prepares cybersecurity and policy decision makers in industry and government to understand and ... [+]

The online Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis prepares cybersecurity and policy decision makers in industry and government to understand and implement responsible oversight of cybersecurity policy and practice. Graduates incorporate legal, ethical and moral principles in investigating and managing the risks of data collection, fusion, and control.

The 30 credit online Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis master addresses the non-technical aspects of the Cybersecurity discipline, such as policy, international relations, risk assessment, ethics, national security vs. personal privacy, and complex organizations. The program provides students with the analytical and communication tools they need to become thought-leaders and decision-makers in the evolving sector of cybersecurity policy-making.... [-]

USA Utica
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Part-time
2 years
Online
University of Kaiserslautern

Advanced knowledge of the fundamental theory, continuous-time financial mathematics skills and the ability to put that expertise into practice, coupled with an understand ... [+]

Qualification

Advanced knowledge of the fundamental theory, continuous-time financial mathematics skills and the ability to put that expertise into practice, coupled with an understanding of key concepts in actuarial and financial mathematics is more important than ever to an understanding of the increasingly complex financial market. Competition for the best jobs in the finance and insurance sector is also set to intensify, and acquiring that expertise significantly improves your chances of moving into this field or furthering your career in finance or insurance. You can develop the skills you need on the Financial Engineering distance-learning programme at TU Kaiserslautern.

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Germany Kaiserslautern
October 2019
Part-time
6 semesters
Online
Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)

Students learn how to employ decision support systems, risk management and the basics of data science. The second year students choose track and deepens the knowledge in ... [+]

We run into decision problems almost everywhere, and a proper handling of them is fundamental for a well-functioning society. Decisions that are not thought through and made by gut feeling often lead to unfavourable consequences. In this programme you will learn how to handle decision situations in a systematic way so that preferred consequences are probable.

You will be made familiar with all the stages in decision making, from selecting, gathering and processing background information, structuring of the problem and assessing the consequences to making the actual decision based on rational principles.

Programme outline

The programme has two tracks: data science or decision and risk analysis. In the first year you will learn about both subject areas and in the second year you will specialise in either one.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
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Full-time
2 years
Online
Three Points Digital Business School

Digitization has changed, and is substantially changing, consumer habits and is multiplying business channels exponentially. ... [+]

Top Online Master's Degrees in Economic Studies.

Digitization has changed, and is substantially changing, consumer habits and is multiplying business channels exponentially. For many years now, a new term has been consolidated in the global financial sector, thanks to the appearance of the Fintech, a term that comes from English when merging the words Finance and Technology .

The Fintech are companies that are characterized by being companies with an important technological component, which seek to provide new solutions to the financial sector thanks to new technologies, mobile applications or big data; mainly startups based on new technologies that seek to capture part of the market dominated by large banks, which are often not very innovative or slow in adopting new innovative solutions, as well as in understanding and providing services with new financial solutions to their clients.... [-]

Spain Spain Online
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Spanish
Full-time
9 months
Online & Campus Combined
Unitelma Sapienza

The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed countries. It also ... [+]

Objectives

The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed nations. It also offers some knowledge on planning practices and project management and aims to provide a broad education in international cooperation and economic development, enabling students to acquire the knowledge and critical understanding necessary to make a significant contribution to the management of public and private policies within the international cooperation framework. Therefore, the Master graduates will be prepared to manage international cooperation and development projects in different sectors, consistently with their training and experience, within a variety of organizations including International institutions, Public Administration, NGOs, Private companies.... [-]

Italy Rome Spain Spain Online Mexico Mexico Online Australia Australia Online USA USA Online Canada Canada Online  + 8 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Online
OBS Business School

The Master in Banking, Financial Markets and Asset Management OBS enables you to obtain various certifications for professional financial advice EFPA (European Financial ... [+]

Master in Banking, Financial Markets and Wealth Management

The Master in Banking, Financial Markets and Asset Management aims to train professionals in the financial and wealth advisory services with competence, skills and abilities to develop their activities in the global, diverse and multidisciplinary environment.

In recent years, asset management is one of the economic areas that has undergone a major transformation based fundamentally on three pillars: banks, with a large increase in supply and variety of financial products in which we invest, financial markets increasingly complex, with a close relationship with the geopolitical news and the speed at which events unfold and finally, people with greater financial culture that fosters a more active and direct participation in management their heritage. We are facing a higher level of complexity and the need for highly specialized professionals.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid
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Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Online
Instituto Europeo de Posgrado - España

This Master's degree enables the student with the necessary knowledge to successfully develop financial advisory and comprehensive asset management. The objective is to e ... [+]

This Master's degree enables the student with the necessary knowledge to successfully develop financial advisory and comprehensive asset management. The objective is to exercise advice, management and financial advice to individuals in personal or private banking.

Double Degree Summa University

Thanks to the agreement between the European Graduate Institute and Summa University, you can study your graduate degree by obtaining an American Dual Degree with this program. The recognition and merit of both institutions offer a prestigious formation at an international level .

Why choose this Master?Because the European Graduate Institute is a Level A Protection Partner of the Spanish Association of Accounting and Business Administration (AECA).Because you can complete your training with an interactive, dynamic and competitive Business Management Simulator.Because you will learn, in an eminently practical way, everything necessary to be a specialist in finance.Because you will be accompanied by a first-class teaching staff of recognized prestige and professional trajectory.Because you will have access to a series of essential educational resources for your learning: the Skills School, the Library of Abstracts, a real-time Masterclass and an English course.ProgramOperational Finance (3 ECTS)International Financial System (3 ECTS)Financial Accounting for Management (4 ECTS)Financial Markets (4 ECTS)Financial and Investment Analysis: Business Valuation (4 ECTS)Analysis of Costs in Decision Making (4 ECTS)Treasury Management (4 ECTS)The Budget as a Useful Management Tool (3 ECTS)Corporate Finance (3 ECTS)Business Financing (3 ECTS)Management Instruments (3 ECTS)Final Project (12 ECTS)Proximity and personalization... [-]
Spain Spain Online
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Part-time
1500 hours
Online
IMF Business School

IMF Business School and the Catholic University of Ávila (UCAV), with the support of the British Standards Institution (BSI), launch the Official Master's Degree in Quali ... [+]

Top Online Master's Degrees in Economic Studies. Presentation

IMF Business School and the Catholic University of Ávila (UCAV), with the support of the British Standards Institution (BSI), launch the Official Master's Degree in Quality, Sustainability and Prevention of Occupational Risks (Integrated Management). This program aims to give a practical approach with the purpose of their students being trained in the implementation and audit of the corresponding management systems, according to international legislation.

This Master is addressed to university students who intend to develop projects of Quality Management, Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Prevention of Occupational Risks.... [-]

Spain Madrid
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Online & Campus Combined
Life Learning

The contents of the course are interdisciplinary and range from business and managerial economics to tax and commercial law. Life Learning in collaboration with Dr. Emili ... [+]

The contents of the course are interdisciplinary and range from business and managerial economics to tax and commercial law.

Life Learning in collaboration with Dr. Emilio Corteselli present the "Advanced Master in Accounting and Administrative Consultancy" which provides the necessary information to manage in a practical way the fundamental aspects of accounting of a company in order to constantly know the economic-financial situation.

Why choose this course?

In the framework outlined above, the training course also aims to provide students with the necessary skills to be able to autonomously deal with, on the application level, specific problems related to the preparation and analysis of the financial statements.... [-]

Italy Milan
Open Enrollment
Italian
Full-time
Part-time
Online
IEBS - Escuela de Negocios de la Innovación y los Emprendedores

Undoubtedly, financial technology has become, for many businesses, the backbone of the management and operation of the professional activity. For its innovative support c ... [+]

Presentation

Undoubtedly, financial technology has become, for many businesses, the backbone of the management and operation of the professional activity. For its innovative support capacity and to create new models of services and products. Being able to completely renew the traditional labor and economic models.

More and more entrepreneurs are daring with new business models, highlighted data management companies, and they manage global hyperconnectivity, laying more and more the foundations of an intelligent society, more sensitive to the generation of data and concerned for the digital identity.

The new companies do not have any fear of integrating financial technologies such as the Blockchain, the technological finances and the Fintech sector in their day to day as key elements of a transformation of the current economy and society.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Spanish
750 hours
Online