Free Online Macroeconomics Courses from Top Universities

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Online macroeconomics courses are offered for free by top universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Utah State University (USU). Browse the list below and start studying today!
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Free Macroeconomics Courses

Macroeconomics can be learned online for free with these courses. Choose from topics like the principles of macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomic theory, and more.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The free online introductory course to macroeconomics from MIT provides an overview of unemployment, interest rates and inflation. The intermediate/advanced macroeconomics course introduces the mathematical tools commonly used in macroeconomics. Course topics also include the neoclassical growth model, business cycles and financial markets. Intro to economic growth theory introduces students to the building blocks of macroeconomic theory. An intermediate study of macroeconomic theory teaches students the various methods used to study fluctuations.

The next level of intermediate macroeconomics covers the theory of consumption, emphasizing basic models and empirical facts. Advanced macroeconomics examines issues in credit markets, financial markets and labor markets. Advanced macroeconomics' lecture topics include dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models, credit restraints and labor markets.

Utah State University

Utah State University offers an introductory course to macroeconomic theory. The course will cover such things as employment, income and economic policy. The required texts are Macroeconomics and Study Guide for Macroeconomics by Oliver Blanchard and David W. Findlay, respectively.

Free Online Macroeconomics Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Principles of Macroeconomics course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Macroeconomic Theory I course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Macroeconomic Theory II course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Macroeconomic Theory III course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Advanced Macroeconomics II course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Applied Macro- and International Economics course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Macroeconomics for Managers course from Utah State University Undergraduate Textbook Yes Yes No

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    1. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA: Finance
      • Master : Business Admin
      • MS in Finance
    Bachelor's
      • BSBA - Investment
      • Accelerated MS in Finance Option
      • BS in Finance
      • BS in Finance - General Finance
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • Bachelor: Accounting
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    2. Regent University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Global Consulting
    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Economics
      • Master of Business Administration - Finance and Investing
      • Master of Business Administration
      • Master of Business Administration - General Management
      • Master of Business Administration - Innovation Management
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business - Economics
      • Bachelor of Science in Business
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business
      • Bachelor of Science in Business - General Management
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    3. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Advanced Accounting
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Health Care Administration
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Leadership
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Project Management
    Bachelor's
      • Business Administration, B.S.
      • Business Administration, B.S. - Emphasis in International Business
    Associate's
      • Business Administration, A.S.
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    4. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Entertainment Business
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Music Business
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Post University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Business Administration / International Business
      • B.S. in Business Administration
    Associate's
      • A.S. in Management
      • A.S. in Accounting
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Financial Management
      • PhD in Business Admin - International Business
      • PhD in Business Admin - Management
      • Doctor of Business Admin - General Business
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Public Admin
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    7. New England College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Business Administration/International Business
      • BA in Business Administration/Finance
      • BA in Business Administration/Management
      • BA in Business Administration
    Associate's
      • AA in Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - International Business (Spanish)
      • Master of Business Administration - Management (Spanish)
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Business Admin: Finance
    Associate's
      • Associate of Arts - Accounting
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA: Business Administration
    Master's
      • MBA: Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Biola University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Online BS in Business Management

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The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Purdue University Global

  • MBA: Finance
  • Master : Business Admin
  • BSBA - Investment
  • Accelerated MS in Finance Option

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Regent University

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  • Master of Business Administration - Economics
  • Bachelor of Science in Business - Economics

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Colorado Christian University

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Full Sail University

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  • B.S. - Music Business

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Post University

  • B.S. in Business Administration / International Business
  • B.S. in Business Administration
  • A.S. in Management
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Northcentral University

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New England College

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  • BA in Business Administration/Finance
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Keiser University

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  • B.A. - Business Admin: Finance
  • Associate of Arts - Accounting

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