Wright States MA in Economics program receives STEM designation qualifying international students for two additional years of optional practical training in the United States
– Thomas Traynor, Dean of the Raj Soin College of Business in Wright State
FAIRBORN, OHIO, UNITED STATES, Jan. 10, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ – The Master of Science in Social and Applied Economics at Wright State University is a degree in business designated by STEM: Raj Soin’s graduate program College of Business offers international students two additional years of Optional Practical Training (OPT)
Wright State University’s Raj Soin College of Business, a nationally accredited and ranked public commerce college, has confirmed that its Master of Science in Social and Applied Economics program is designated STEM, which qualifies international students for two additional years of optional practical work. (OPT) in the United States than non-STEM programs.
In today’s announcement, Thomas Traynor, Dean of Raj Soin College of Business, said, âOur MSc program in Social and Applied Economics has always been popular because of its quality and value. Our program is nationally rated, of high quality, and much more affordable than many peers. Our graduates hold elite positions in highly regarded companies and government agencies. Now, with the program designated STEM, international students can have the time and resources they need to further optimize their education and career.
Kerry Martin, Senior Lecturer in Economics and Program Coordinator for the MSc in Social and Applied Economics, adds, âFew programs in the United States are designated STEM despite strong global demand to pursue graduate studies in economics. Our acquisition of the STEM designation for the MSc in Social and Applied Economics is part of our commitment to empower our students with all the resources at our disposal. This designation provides our international students with an additional two years of optional practical training (OPT) to hone their skills and find the best and best use of their talents. We believe this is one of the main reasons we attract students from all over the world.
Bradley Shane Wright, a student in the Bahamas MSc in Social and Applied Economy program, also commented. He said: âAs an international student from the Bahamas, I have chosen a program that best meets my professional and social needs. Wright State best met these criteria for me. The program’s unique econometrics and forecasting course load piqued my interest in financial analysis. The teachers made the experience spectacular as they are readily available for private lessons and provide additional resources. The facilities are modern and offer cutting edge technology. I wanted a designated STEM program that would grant me longevity in many industries across the United States. Overall I am very happy with the program here.
More information on the Raj Soin College of Business MSc in Social and Applied Economics is available online at https://bit.ly/3t8jFTE
About the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University
Raj Soin College of Business is a public business college located in Dayton, Ohio. The College offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in various disciplines. Its graduate programs are regularly honored and ranked by US News & World Report, The Princeton Review and others for their quality and affordability. The college is accredited by AACSB with specialized AACSB accreditation for its accounting program, a distinction held by 2% of business schools worldwide. For more information visit https://business.wright.edu
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