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What will I learn?

The Elliott School’s master of arts in international economic policy (MIEP) is an interdisciplinary program that provides a strong foundation for understanding new challenges in the global economic system. The program provides analytical rigor and tailored professional specializations to help students pursue challenging careers in the private sector, public sector and non-profit organizations.

Evening classes accommodate the busy schedules of working professionals and open pathways through which full-time students can explore internships in international organizations, consulting firms and government agencies in Washington DC. The MIEP alumni network provides professional internship and job opportunities for students from all over the world.

Which department am I in?

Elliott School of International Affairs

Study options

Full Time (40 credits)

Tuition fees
US$32,850.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

George Washington University

1918 F Street, NW,

WASHINGTON,

District Of Columbia,

20052, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission, applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the US must hold degrees from institutions in compliance with their national standards.

For international students

Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the US must hold degrees from institutions in compliance with their national standards.

Elliott School programs require the following minimum English language test scores for admission:

Academic IELTS: an overall band score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0; or
TOEFL: 600 on paper-based, or 100 on Internet-based

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About George Washington University

With a history dating back to 1821, the university is internationally-recognized and ranked among the world’s top 200 universities.

  • Home to over 27,000 students from over 130 countries
  • Excellent graduate employment & outcomes
  • Offers students 12,000 internship opportunities
  • An extensive global alumni network of 290,000