I have completed my post-graduation in M.A Economics. Can I find any courses to do in the USA or any job opportunities abroad?

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Vanshika Yadav

Vanshika Yadav

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Yes, there are a lot of opportunities after an MA in economics. You can pursue a double MA in the same field or go to the corporate sector. 

Some of the top universities in the world for economics are located in the United States. In its top-50 list of international Economics universities, the QS Global Rankings featured 21 American universities. Some of the best institutions are listed below:

  • The University of California, Berkeley (UCB)    
  • New York University    
  • Columbia University
  • MIT    
  • UCLA
  • University of Michigan
  • Duke University    
  • Stanford University    
  • University of Wisconsin 
  • Boston University    
  • Cornell University    
  • University of Minnesota

A master's degree in economics is frequently the key to a rewarding professional future in the USA. To obtain CPA certification, many hopefuls decide to take and pass the CPA entrance exam. Numerous more people work as analysts. 

One of the main employers of skilled economics graduates is the Federal Government and most land positions within 5–6 months of finishing their programmes. Financial and economic analyst jobs are likely to have double-digit growth over the following five years as they are also expanding quickly. By taking the AICPA-sponsored exam, international students can pursue a career in accounting in the United States (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants).and economists.

Graduates also take up positions like benefits and compensation managers, economists, financial analysts, credit analysts, economic consultants, financial managers, auditors, actuaries, financial risk analysts, investor relationship associates, investment analysts, and more. An MS in economics is ideal for those with academic backgrounds in advanced mathematics or economics. With leading institutions and a flourishing job market, the USA is the best destination for graduates in the field. After completing their courses, many students also pursue PhDs, leading to great future research prospects and higher average salaries if they venture into the corporate sector. 

Graduates also work as auditors, actuaries, financial risk analysts, investor relationship associates, investment analysts, economists, financial analysts, credit analysts, economic consultants, financial managers, and more. For those with academic expertise in advanced mathematics or economics, an MS in economics is suitable. The USA is the ideal place for graduates in this field because of its top-notch institutions and the booming job market. Many students continue to earn their PhDs after finishing their coursework, which opens up excellent opportunities for future research and higher average wages if they enter the corporate world.

Hopefully, this will give you a clear mindset as to what to do in future. 


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