Do You Want to Use Data to Create Change?
Discover how you can use your keen analytical skills to leverage big data to drive meaningful social change. Through our bachelor's-to-master's accelerated degree program, you can learn how to help people, organizations, and governments make strategic, data-driven decisions. You'll be equipped with the tools you need to analyze data to solve real-world challenges.
Our accelerated bachelor’s-to-master’s degree will prepare you for a rewarding and lucrative career in a variety of fields and provide an essential foundation for pursuing a PhD in economics. You’ll learn advanced empirical applications and gain insights through the study of economic theory, statistical methods, and computer science.
You can choose any undergraduate major for your bachelor's degree and pursue an accelerated master of applied economics with as little as one additional year of study (if you take key foundation courses as an undergrad). Foundation course requirements are easily met if you major or minor in economics; business economics; mathematics; computer science; public policy; or politics, economics, policy, and law (PEPL).
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The master of applied economics (MAE) degree at Mills will prepare you for a rewarding career as an economic analyst in fields such as government, corporate planning, education, environmental management, healthcare, and international economics, to name a few.