MS in Economics and Computer Science

Plan of Study

Drexel’s LeBow College of Business provides you with plan of study options that work with your schedule. Whether you’re looking to attend the university full-time or you’re a working professional looking to take advantage of our part-time options, there’s a plan of study that works for you.

MS in Economics & Computer Science Part-time

Part-time graduate students in the economics and computer science program can finish in as little as three years, depending on the number of courses taken each term. Part-time students will determine a customized plan of study with their program advisor. See the current Drexel Course Catalog for complete course descriptions.

Total credits – 45 credits
Required courses – 30 credits
Required electives in computer science – 6 credits
Additional electives – 9 credits

MS in Economics & Computer Science Required Electives (6 credits)

Add depth to your skillset with a deep exploration of the theories and methodologies required to excel in the ever-changing world of computer science.

Additional Electives (9 credits)
Additional electives may be taken at LeBow and throughout the university to complement and support career and educational goals. Consult your advisor for more information.

MS in Economics & Computer Science Part-time Plan of Study

Term Course Title Credits
Term 1 (6 credits) CS 570 Programming Foundations 3
ECON 540 Introduction to Econometrics and Data Analysis 3
Term 2 (6 credits) CS 571 Advanced Programming Techniques 3
ECON 550 Econometrics 3
Term 3 (6 credits) CS 520 Computer Science Foundations 3
ECON 560 Time Series Econometrics 3
Term 4 (6 credits) CS Required Elective 3
ECON 548 Mathematical Economics 3
Term 5 (6 credits) CS Required Elective 3
ECON 614 Macroeconomics 3
Term 6 (6 credits) CS Required Elective 3
Elective 3
Term 7 (6 credits) ECON 610 Microeconomics 3
Elective 3
Term 8 (3 credits) ECON 700 Economics Seminar 3

MS in Economics & Computer Science Full-time

MS in Economics & Computer Science Full-time Plan of Study

Term Course Title Credits
Term 1 (9 credits) ECON 548 Mathematical Economics 3
CS 570 Programming Foundations 3
ECON 540 Intro to Econometrics and Data Analysis 3
Term 2 (9 credits) ECON 614 Macroeconomics 3
CS 571 Advanced Programming Techniques 3
ECON 550 Econometrics 3
Term 3 (9 credits) ECON 560 Time Series Econometrics 3
CS 520 Computer Science Foundations 3
Elective 3
Term 4 (9 credits) ECON 610 Microeconomics 3
CS Required Elective 3
CS Required Elective 3
Term 5 (9 credits) CS Required Elective 3
ECON 700 Masters Seminar 3
Elective 3