University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Applied Economics and Policy (MAEP)

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Program Information

School:University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Applied Economics
Public Policy Analysis
Description:The challenging global economy requires highly trained individuals who possess the knowledge and the skills in economic policy making and, participate effectively in helping decision-makers choose sound economic policies that strike a good balance between cyclical economic recovery and long-run economic growth.

This exciting course-based program provides students with graduate-level knowledge and skills related to applications of economic theory in policy-making, bridging the gap between theory and practice. The program places special emphasis in preparing you to utilize large amounts of data available to professionals in government and business to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government polices and business projects. Through a multidisciplinary approach to policy analysis involving economic courses, business courses, communication workshops and an exciting research project, you will have all of the tools and experiences needed to begin a career as an Economist.

URL:Applied Economics and Policy (MAEP) at University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Course Based:Yes
Length:16 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $37,794

Cost per year represents tuition for the full program (4 terms).
Careers:LegislatorsNatural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Application Notes : Applicants are required to have demonstrated English proficiency (IELTS 6.5+) (or approved equivalent). English Language programming is available for applicants who do not meet the programs language proficiency requirements. Conditional offers requiring language training will be issued for all academically qualified candidates. Candidates must successfully complete language training programming stipulated within their letter of admission prior to starting their graduate program.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have: a four-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Economics, Business Administration, Political Science from an accredited post-secondary institution; a 70+% cumulative average or 77+% average in the last 2-years of full-time studies (when converted to Ontario equivalent),

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on April 25, 2023