The MS in Economics and Computer Science is a STEM designated degree and is among the first of its kind. Combining training in computational and econometric techniques, the MS in Economics & Computer Science will prepare students for a variety of jobs in the private and public sector. The skill sets acquired with this degree will enable graduates to be employed in a number of different positions such as data scientist, market analyst, research analyst or a management consultant.
Why Pursue a Master’s 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.
Program Details and Delivery
- Full-time program is designed to be completed in 18 months
- Part-time program available, completion times vary by student
- This is an official STEM Designated Degree Program
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.
Graduate minors highlight Drexel’s collaborative and interdisciplinary spirit by allowing you to take interrelated graduate-level courses outside of your major graduate program. Enrich your graduate studies in economics and computer science with supplemental knowledge and skills that provide additional professional expertise.
Examples of minors that may benefit MS in Economics & Computer Science students includeo Business Analytics Management and Project Management.
A full list of optional graduate minors can be found on the Drexel Course Catalog.
Admissions Requirements for an Economics and Computer Science Master’s Degree
An undergraduate degree in economics is not required for admission into the program. Please refer to our graduate admissions requirements for additional information.