After completing an M.A. in Economics, you have two main options for further studies:

1. Ph.D. in Economics:

Focus: This is the traditional path for those who want to become academic researchers or economics professors. A Ph.D. program delves into advanced economic theory, research methods, and specialized areas of economics.

Duration: Typically 4-6 years, depending on the program and your research progress.


Research Expertise: Gain in-depth knowledge and the ability to conduct original research that contributes to the field of economics.

Teaching & Research Careers: Qualifies you for professorships at universities and research positions in government agencies, think tanks, or private research institutions.

Highly Specialized Skills: Develops advanced quantitative and analytical skills applicable in various research-oriented fields.

 Master’s Programs in Specialized Fields:

If you’re interested in a specific area of economics, several specialized Master’s programs can provide focused  knowledge and enhance your skillset:

Master of Business Administration (MBA): This broadens your understanding of business principles and prepares you for leadership roles in business and finance. Specialization tracks in finance or economics might be available.

Master of Finance (M.Fin): Focuses on financial markets, investment analysis, and financial modeling. Ideal if you want a career in investment banking, financial analysis, or asset management.

Master of Public Administration (MPA): Explores public policy analysis, budgeting, and program evaluation. A good choice if you’re interested in economic policy or working in government agencies.

Master of Quantitative Finance: Delves into advanced mathematical and statistical methods used in financial markets.

Data Science Programs: These programs equip you with skills in data analysis, machine learning, and data visualization – valuable assets for analyzing economic data.

Professional Certifications: Earning certifications like Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) can enhance your resume depending on your career goals.

Executive Education Programs: Short, intensive programs can provide focused knowledge and skills development for working professionals.

At SPICA, you can find all types of UG, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, and certificate programs in the distance and online education modes. Enrolling in distance or online education courses via the SPICA, you can get UGC-approved degree certificates along with A+ grade mark sheets from your enrolled University. Also, we provide the students with exclusive online education courses, live sessions, and other educational benefits.

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