GDE Admissions

The MA in Global Development Economics is administered by the Economics Department. Admissions and all other administrative matters are handled by that department. The Economics Department is a component of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GRS).  General information on applying to GRS can be found here. Specific information on applying to the Economics Department can be found here.

Applications should be submitted by March 1.  The GDE program does not accept Spring Semester applications. All application materials must be received by the application deadline. Admission decisions are made by a faculty committee.

All questions about the GDE can be directed the Economics Department staff.  Contact information can be found here.

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