MS in Economics and Computer Science

Plan of Study

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

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.

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