Master of Science in Economics & Ph.D. in Economics
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2013 COHORT!!!
Galen University is pleased to announce the launching of its new Doctoral Degree in Sustainable Economic Development and its Master of Science Degree in Economics. These new world class programs are scheduled to commence in Spring 2013.The programs are designed for persons who work or will be working in the public, private, international, or NGO sectors, with a focus on economic development. It will admit persons with a relevant Master degree to the Ph.D. program or a strong Bachelor degree to the Master program.
Graduates from these programs will be able to make decisions utilizing a synergy of cutting-edge tools from the economic, social and environmental sciences. They will be trained to make sustainable choices as they incorporate critical social and environmental considerations into their economic development decision-making processes. Therefore, due to the unique nature of the program, both Ph.D. and Master students are required to complete all their respective courses.
Master Students must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours and Ph.D. students a minimum of 72 credit hours. Courses will be led by highly qualified and dedicated Ph.D.s, and will be delivered in a face-to-face format at Galen University’s Belmopan campus on Saturdays. The degree programs are designed for courses to build upon each other in a cohort format, with each course lasting eight weeks. This delivery method requires students to commit to intensive coursework. A GPA of 3.0 must be maintained by Master students and 3.2 by Ph.D students throughout the programs.
Master of Science in Economics and Ph.D. in Sustainable Economic Development
Courses (Year I)
Spring 2013: Graduate Writing
Spring 2013: Graduate Statistics
Spring 2013: Applications of Sustainable Development
Spring 2013: Mathematical Economics
Summer 2013: Econometrics
Summer 2013: Microeconomics I
Courses (Year II)
Fall 2013: Macroeconomics I
Fall 2013: Public Sector Economics
Spring 2014: Environmental Economics
Spring 2014: International Trade
Summer 2014: International Finance
Summer 2014: Economic Development*
Courses (Year III)
Fall 2014: Microeconomics II
Fall 2014: Time Series Analysis
Spring 2015: Macroeconomics II
Spring 2015: Advanced Economic Development
Summer 2015: Leadership
Summer 2015: Communications
Courses (Year IV)
Fall 2015: Directed Readings I
Fall 2015: Directed Redaings II
Spring 2016: Dissertation
Spring 2016: Dissertation
Summer 2016: Dissertation
Summer 2016: Dissertation**
*Master of Science in Economics granted upon successful completion of the first 36 credit hours.
** Dissertation may be extended by an additional maximum of 12 credit hours. Upon completion of all requirements, including a successful Defense, the Ph.D. in Sustainable Economic Development is awarded. Courses are subject to change at the discretion of the University.
Application fee - $150
Tuition: First 36 cr. hr. - $750 per credit hour
Ph.D. course (year 3 onward) - $1,000 per credit hour
Books - vary per course
For further information contact our Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 824-3226.
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