Graduate Admissions

M.S. Program in Finance

Applicants must submit official transcripts of previous college work and are expected to possess a satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). ACTG 2110 and ACTG 2120 or ACTG 3000 (or equivalent) are prerequisites for admission.

M.A. Program in Economics

A completed application to the M.A. program in economics consists of a completed application form, an official undergraduate transcript (a bachelor's degree or equivalent is required for admittance), an official GRE score reported by ETS (MTSU's code number for reporting is 1466), and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 and a GRE score on the combined verbal and quantitative sections of 800.

Ph.D. Program in Economics

A completed application to the Ph.D. program in economics consists of a completed application form, an official undergraduate transcript (a bachelor's degree or equivalent is required for admittance), an official GRE score reported by ETS (MTSU's code number for reporting is 1466), and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 and a GRE score on the combined verbal and quantitative sections of 1100. Applicants to the Ph.D. program are not required to have earned a master's degree. The program is intended to be a full-time course of study and priority in admission decisions will be given to persons intending full-time enrollment.

The foundation for advanced study in economics is mathematics. The following courses are recommended for students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics: MATH 1730 Pre-Calculus, MATH 1910 Calculus I, MATH 1920 Calculus II, MATH 2010 Elementary Linear Algebra, MATH 2050 Probability and Statistics, MATH 3110 Calculus III, MATH 3120 Differential Equations, CSCI 1170 Computer Science I, and CSCI 2170 Computer Science II.

Deadlines

The application deadline to be considered for financial assistance is March 31.

Application

All applications and supporting documents must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

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