“The two are not mutually exclusive, but we think we can have wealth without good ideas and without values and without a clear vision. Wealth without vision is insanity.”
Ambassador Andrew Young

Our Program

With internationally renowned faculty and research centers, our master of economics degree takes a pioneering approach to economics that emphasizes public policy and empirical evaluation.

As a student in our innovative program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of economic theories as they apply to the environment, education, economic development, healthcare, public finance, social welfare and other pressing public issues.

Our broad and customizable curriculum combines the latest theoretical advances with the analytical skills and practical experience you’ll need to tackle the complex problems facing analysts and economists today.

Work with our Office of Career Services and Student Life to connect with the professional community and gain crucial career and leadership skills. Take advantage of employer panels, career fairs and workshops in resume writing, networking and professional presentation. Our graduates hold top positions in academia, international agencies, the private sector and all levels of federal and state government, including critical leadership roles at the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank, Bank of America, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.