Department of Economics College of Arts and Sciences American University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Applied Microeconomics (Certificate); Economics (MA); Gender Analysis In Economics (Certificate); Heterodox Economics (Phd); International Economic Relations (Certificate); Microeconomics (Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis Or Alternative; For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation, 2 Research Seminars, Field Work.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S And Doctorate, GRE; For Certificate, Bachelor&Apos;S Degree. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Spring Admission, 10/1 For Domestic Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 29. 225 Applicants, 57% Accepted, 34 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
74 Full-Time (33 Women), 65 Part-Time (27 Women); Includes 15 Minority (7 African Americans, 2 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 6 Hispanic Americans), 56 International.


27 Full-Time (7 Women), 12 Part-Time/Adjunct (5 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
Fellowships, Research Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements, Teaching Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, And Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial) Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/1.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Robert Fenberg
Kreeger Room 109, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8029
Phone: 202-885-3788
Fax: 202-885-3790

Contact Info
Kathleen Clowery
Director of Graduate Admissions
Kreeger Room 109, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8029
Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505

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