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Georgia Southern Named Most Affordable Online College for Economics Degree

Georgia Southern was ranked the 2017 Most Affordable Online College for Economics Degrees by OnlineU. The University offers a Master of Science in Applied Economics (MSAE) with an annual tuition rate of $6,150.

The online MSAE program objective is to provide graduates with analytical capabilities in economic development, financial economics and regulatory issues. The skills and competencies addressed by this program include market analysis, quantitative analysis, regulatory industry analysis, financial economics and economic development. These capabilities represent a unique combination of skills that are needed within society.

“Our MSAE program combines world-class economic content with a cutting-edge delivery model. The result is a powerful value proposition, that is attracting students from across the country,” stated Allen C. Amason, dean of the Georgia Southern College of Business. “Certainly, we are proud of the program and proud of the many graduates who are leveraging the MSAE degree to greater career success.”

The program provides the quantitative and analytical skills needed for graduates to assist businesses in market analysis including quantitative, regulatory and economic development. Graduates are able to compete for employment in financial institutions, industry and government enterprises engaged in financial economic development, public utilities and federal and state regulatory agencies.

The list published by OnlineU includes the 25 most affordable online colleges and universities offering degrees in economics. OnlineU is a product of SR Education Group whose mission is to be the most authoritative online resource to help students choose the best school for their career aspirations and budget. They believe objective information about education, careers and educational financing should be easily accessible.

The College of Business seeks to develop and promote a learning environment of the highest quality, characterized by inspired teaching and informed by meaningful research. Consistent with the traditions and mission of Georgia Southern, the College of Business offers a broad array of undergraduate programs and select graduate programs.


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