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Blaze a New Path

Modern organizations rely on data to make informed decisions and drive long-term growth. As emerging technologies like AI and machine learning continue to push what’s possible in the world of econometrics and data analytics, businesses seek trained professionals who can apply the principles of econometrics to solve real-world economic problems and make evidence-based decisions across various domains.

OU’s 100% online M.A. in Econometrics is a 30-hour program that provides focused training in statistical modeling, econometrics, programming, machine learning, and communicating data insights. Through hands-on course projects, students gain expertise in industry-standard coding languages, like Python and R, and learn to apply their newfound skills in practical scenarios.

Admission Deadline

Rolling admissions (applications due 14 days before the intended start date).

Program Start Terms

Fall, Spring

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Benefits of the Master of Arts in Econometrics Degree

Lead in Today’s World

Learn to use advanced econometric methods to solve real-world economic problems and make evidence-based decisions. You’ll also learn to communicate your findings through written reports and oral presentations.

Earn a First-Class Degree

Learn at OU’s renowned Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences. Our experienced faculty will provide the expert instruction and ongoing support you need to find success upon graduation.

Flexible Course Structure

OUO’s 100% online programs are built to provide unmatched flexibility and accessibility to students from a wide range of diverse backgrounds. Receive a first-class education and advance your career without having to make unnecessary sacrifices.


OU Online graduates find employment within six months after graduation*


OU Online graduates report earning an annual salary of $75,000 or more*


OU Online students say the skills they gained in their program made them more competitive in their career field*

*Source: OU Online Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2023

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Pursue Your Master’s Degree in Econometrics

Take the next step in your career with a degree from the University of Oklahoma. Applications are reviewed year-round for fall, spring, and summer sessions. Choose your program, choose your start, and apply today.

Program Breakdown

OU’s online M.A. in Econometrics is carefully structured to provide comprehensive training in data analysis, coding, machine learning, quantitative research, economic modeling, and other sought-after skills. You’ll learn from renowned faculty members with rich backgrounds and valuable insights into the field of econometrics.

  • Mathematical Economics I
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Data Visualization and Analysis with Python
  • Machine Learning with Causal Inference
  • Econometrics II
  • Data Science for Economists
  • Econometrics III
  • Labor Economics I
  • Seminar in Growth
  • Seminar in Public Economics

How to Apply

To apply to the online Master of Arts in Econometrics, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or international equivalent) and provide the following:

  • Complete the online application at
  • Official transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate institutions
  • Written personal statement on career goals and reasons for applying to the program
  • Professional resume that includes past education and work experience
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores applicants whose first language is not English

The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before classes start. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks of submitting a completed application.

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form below, and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.

If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page. 

Graduate tuition waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs. OU Online programs qualify for the OU Faculty/Staff Tuition Waiver & Fee Exemption, and we encourage you to check your eligibility.  

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If you have questions regarding financial aid for your online program, please get in touch with the Online Aid office by emailing or calling 405-325-2929.

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Same Academic

Like every OU Online program, the M.A. in Econometrics is built on the foundation of world-class University of Oklahoma faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.

An Investment in Your Future

Earning an M.A. in Econometrics from OU Online gives you the skills to succeed in a growing and evolving field. It also gives you access to career support and an expanded professional network as part of the global OU alumni community. Stand out in an ever-evolving industry while enjoying the potential for higher pay, career advancement, and new opportunities.

Tuition and fees for the program are $24,540 ($818 per credit hour). Books and additional materials are not included.

Once accepted into the program, students must submit a $350 nonrefundable deposit within two weeks. Deposits are applied toward tuition expenses and secure a student’s place in the upcoming class. There is no application fee for this degree.

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When you graduate from an OU Online program, you’ll join the network of 250,000 OU alumni and be forever part of the OU family. Become part of the tradition of excellence that OU has established in its 130-year history.

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