Economic Analysis (off-campus) (Z074)
Graduate Certificate Program
College: Behavioral and Social Sciences
The off-campus Graduate Certificate in Economic Analysis (Z074) is conferred to students who graduate after successfully completing the 5 core courses of the off-campus Master of Professional Studies in Applied Economics program (MPEC). Classes meet weeknights in Washington, DC.
The Z074 Graduate Certificate requirements are identical to those of the Z098 Graduate Certificate, but the Z098 certificate is conferred to students who graduate after successfully completing the 5 core courses of the on-campus MPEM program.
The economics department does not offer fellowships or graduate assistantships to any of the students in the Z074 Graduate Certificate program. To be eligible to receive any type of Federal Student Financial Aid, the student must:
- be a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, or other eligible non-citizen
- register with the Selective Service Administration (unless exempt). Students are exempt if they are female, under 18, born before 1960, on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces, citizens of the Federated State of Micronesia or The Marshall Islands, or permanent residents of the Trust territory of the Pacific Islands (Palau).
- enroll at a college or university that participates in the Federal Student Financial Aid Programs. These programs include the Federal Pell Grants (Pell Grants), Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG), Federal Subsidized and Unsubsidized Direct Loans, Federal Perkins Loans, and Federal Work-Study (FWS).
- be working toward a degree or certificate.
- be making Satisfactory Academic Progress.
- not owe a refund on any federal grant, must not have borrowed federal student loans in excess of annual or aggregate loan limits, and must not be in default on any federal student loan unless satisfactory payment arrangements have been made.
Some of our students also have their tuition paid, at least in part, by an employer or other 3rd parties.
The University's Financial Services Center provides Third Party Billing when the third party requires a bill from the university. More information about financial aid is available from the University of Maryland's Office of Student Financial Aid.
John Straub, PhD
Executive Director of Master's in Applied Economics Program
1400 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
- Statement of Purpose
- TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
- Introductory Macroeconomics course (grade of B or higher)
- Introductory Microeconomics course (grade of B or higher)
- Calculus (grade of B- or higher)
*Visa Eligibility: This program is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland.
For more admissions information or to apply to the program, please visit our Graduate School website: www.gradschool.umd.edu/admissions
|Type of Applicant||Fall Deadline||Spring Deadline|
|US Citizens and Permanent Residents||15 Jun||14 Dec|
|F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas; A, E, G, H, I and L visas and immigrants||15 Jun||14 Dec|
Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at http://masters.econ.umd.edu