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Georgia Southern’s Online Master’s in Economics receives top rankings

Georgia Southern University’s Online Master of Science in Applied Economics (MSAE) in the Parker College of Business has been named among the top 10 best online master’s programs by The Best Schools and College Values Online

The Best Schools ranked the MSAE program No. 6 in its top 10 list of the best online Master’s in Economics Degree programs, while College Values Online ranked the program No. 4 in its list of the top eight programs for value.

Georgia Southern’s fully online MSAE is designed for the working professional to advance their career. Students are able to work full time while interacting with their professors and peers through engaging in discussions, presentations and simulations. 

“It is an honor to have our program recognized as one of the best online master’s degrees in economics,” stated Amanda King, Ph.D., professor of economics and MSAE coordinator. “Our flexible program allows students to continue working while earning degrees that give them a marketable analytical skill set.”

The curriculum covers key topics in economics, including economic theories and their development, economic concerns in the global marketplace and the application of econometrics. The program prepares students for careers with financial institutions, industry organizations and government agencies. In addition to the MSAE degree program, Georgia Southern also offers a graduate certificate in applied economics which meets regional accreditation for teaching.

The Parker College of Business is AACSB accredited. To learn more about the MSAE program, visit

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution founded in 1906, offers 141 degree programs serving more than 26,000 students through nine colleges on three campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville and online instruction. A leader in higher education in southeast Georgia, the University provides a diverse student population with expert faculty, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities. Georgia Southern creates lifelong learners who serve as responsible scholars, leaders and stewards in their communities. Visit


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