Graduate Programs

The Department of Applied Economics and Statistics offers graduate master’s programs focused on the study of quantitative economics, international agricultural trade, economic development and resource economics, marketing and policy. 

Graduate degree programs include:

1. M.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics

2. M.S. in Statistics

3. M.S. in Applied Statistics (online)

Additionally, the department participates in the interdisciplary M.S. in Data Science program. Degree requirements include coursework from three departments (and colleges): the Department of Mathematical Sciences (Arts and Science), the Department of Applied Economics and Statistics (Agriculture and Natural Resources) and the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (Engineering).

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Erma Wolpert, Administrative Assistant
Applied Statistics and Economics | Graduate Programs | University of Delaware
Applied Statistics and Economics | Graduate Programs | University of Delaware
Applied Statistics and Economics | Graduate Programs | University of Delaware
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