The Economics department offers a combined Bachelors/Masters program designed only for students enrolled in the UGA Honors program. This program trains highly motivated undergraduate Honors students in Economics to eventually pursue a PhD program in economics, finance, public policy, or statistics or who are seeking positions that require significant technical research skills.
Honors students must have a minimum 3.6 GPA to be considered.
The Economics department does not offer a stand-alone MA degree in Economics.
Plan of Study
|Students must take or earn AP credit for at least one course in each of these 2 groups:|
|Group 1||Group 2|
|Students must take one of the following options:|
|Option 1||Option 2|
|Fall Term||Spring Term|
Notes: This template shows how to complete the entire program in four years. However, students usually take five years to complete the requirements.
In the spring of Year 2 each student should meet with the Graduate Coordinator and Honors Advisor and complete the Honors Application and Proposed Plan of Study.
Students are permitted to take no more than 12 graduate credit hours before being fully admitted by the UGA Graduate School.
1. Apply to Honors Program
2. Apply to the UGA Graduate School
All graduate program admissions are handled by the UGA Graduate School. Once the graduate school reviews your application, it is forwarded to the Economics department for further review. Final decisions will be issued by letter from the UGA Graduate School.
- 2 official transcripts from institutions you’ve attended UGA students and alumni are exempt as their records are on file.
- GMAT scores
- 2 letters of recommendation Letters should be from individuals who have knowledge of your academic and/or professional capability. The application will prompt your recommenders to submit their letters electronically.
Additional Documents for International Applicants
- 2 proofs of degree
- TOEFL scores
- Certificate of Finances form
You must submit a one-time application fee via credit card online in order to complete your application — $75 for domestic applicants, $100 for international applicants.
Our AB-MA students have had excellent placements in both graduate school and the job market.