The Master of Applied Economics Program

Welcome to the Master of Applied Economics program at UCLA. Our intensive, 1 academic year program offers unique opportunities for students
to master theory and application of the three general areas of economics, enhance their skills in written and oral communication of economic
ideas, and gain hands-on experience in elective courses. Students will also share ideas with major economic industry leaders, further
preparing them for success in the job market upon graduation.

If you have questions about our program, please feel free to contact us at You can also join our mailing list to receive
information about the latest updates and developments in our Master of Applied Economics program. The deadline to apply for the 2018-2019 program has passed. We will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 class in the fall of 2018. Applications will be accepted starting mid-September for students wishing to begin the program in the Fall of the following academic year.

Where our Alumni Work

  • AmTech
  • Bank of Hope
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Merchant Capital
  • Comunidad Mujer
  • CybEye
  • Geringer Capital
  • Global Genius Fund
  • Kayne Anderson
  • K2 Economics
  • Liferay
  • Protiviti
  • Resolution Economics
  • Soochow Security
  • Uphonest Capital
  • Westlake Ventures
  • University of Zurich