MS in Economics and Computer Science

Applications will open in March of 2018. For more information please email Kate Sonstein.

The MS in Economics and Computer Science is among the first of its kind. Combining training in advanced computational and econometric techniques, the program emphasizes managing and analyzing big data to create market platforms and facilitate cyber exchange.

This program is ideal for students interested in computational mechanisms and economics applications. Students in this program study the behavioral aspect of the economy, analyzing economic theory and data to develop a deeper understanding of market structures and design.

By combining the strengths of the Departments of Economics and Computer Science, students will be well prepared for PhD studies or careers in economics, finance, government, and business.

Why Pursue an MS in Economics & Computer Science?

Many new systems of exchange are powered by advanced computing techniques such as machine learning and other algorithmic solutions. Employers are increasingly looking for applicants able to manage and analyze big data to interpret the platforms they rely on daily.

After completing the program, you will have an in-depth understanding of computer science and economics and be equipped with the skills necessary for a career at the intersection of these disciplines.

MS in Economics & Computer Science Program Details

MS in Economics & Computer Science Plan of Study and Course Requirements

Refer to our full time and part time plan of study programs for complete degree requirements and course descriptions.
In addition to a Master of Science degree in economics and computer science, Drexel LeBow also offers an economics program for students who are looking for a more generalized education with a focus in the evolving world of economics.

Admissions Requirements

An undergraduate degree in economics is not required for admission into the program.

If you want to learn more about Drexel LeBow’s Master of Science in Economics program, you can attend an information session or request additional information. Ready to apply? Use our online application form to get started!