Curriculum

The MA program in AQR requires the successful completion of a sequence of courses that will total 34 credits. A complete guide to program completion is available here. Courses can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Students may take up to 4 credits as pass/fail.

A sample full-time schedule is below:

Table 1: Sample Full-Time AQR Schedule

 

Fall

Course
Credits

 Design of Social Research

 4

 Techniques of Quantitative Analysis I

 4

 Elective 1

 4

 AQR Workshop

 2

 Spring

 Course

 Credits

 Data Analysis

 4

 Techniques of Quantitative Analysis II

 4

 Elective 2

 3

 Elective 3

 3

 AQR Workshop

 2

 Summer

 Course
 Credits

 Master's Thesis

 4

   

 Total Credits

 34


A sample part-time schedule, completing the program in 18 months, is below:

Table 2: Sample Part-Time AQR Schedule

 

Fall I

Course

Credits

 Design of Social Research

 4

 Techniques of Quantitative Analysis I

 4

 AQR Workshop

 2

 Spring I

 Course

 Credits

 Data Analysis

 4

 Techniques of Quantitative Analysis II

 4

 AQR Workshop

 2

 Summer I

 Course
 Credits

 Elective 1

 4

 Fall II

Credits

 Elective 2

 3

 Elective 3

 3

 MA Thesis

 4

 Total Credits

 34