Students seeking the Master of Science in Applied Economics & Predictive Analytics
degree through the Department of Economics & Finance at the University of North Dakota
must satisfy all general requirements set forth by the School of Graduate Studies
as well as particular requirements set forth by the Department of Economics & Finance.
The minimum number of credits for completing the MS is 30 credits. The MS curriculum
consists of (i) an Economics Core, (ii) a set of Data Analytics courses, (iii) an
Independent Study, and, (iv) a minimum of one 3-credit elective. The Independent Study
serves as a capstone for the program and allows students to demonstrate their command
of the methods and perspectives taught in the program in investigating a substantive
problem. The program is designed to be completed within two academic years (5 semesters).
Economics Core (12 credit hours)
Data Analytics (12 credit hours)
Independent Study (3 credit hours)
*Electives (minimum of 3 credit hours)Independent Study (3 credit hours)
*Examples shown; offerings may vary from semester to semester. Choices of cognate
electives must be determined in consultation with and approved by the MS program director.
Courses previously taken from UND for undergraduate credit may not be used to satisfy