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. American University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Economics
      • Master of Arts in Economics
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    2. Benedictine University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Accelerated MBA International Business
      • MBA International Business
      • Accelerated MBA Financial Management
      • MBA Financial Management
      • Accelerated Masters in Business Administration
      • DUAL MBA-MSN
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelors in Management
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    3. Saint John's University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration: Interdisciplinary Business
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    4. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Applied Economics
      • Flexible MBA - Interdisciplinary Business - Campus
      • Flexible MBA - Financial Business - Campus
      • Flexible MBA - Financial Business - Hybrid
      • Flexible MBA - Financial Business - Online
      • MS in Finance - Campus
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    5. Georgetown University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Finance
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    6. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Finance
      • MS - Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Management
  • Online Programs Available
    7. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Admin: Finance
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance
      • Bachelor of Business Administration - Generalist
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Operations Management
    Associate's
      • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
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    8. George Mason University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Winthrop University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in International Development
      • Accelerated Master of Business Administration

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American University

  • Master of Arts in Economics

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Benedictine University

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Saint John's University

  • Master of Business Administration: Interdisciplinary Business

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Johns Hopkins University

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Georgetown University

  • Master of Science in Finance

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Colorado State University Global

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American InterContinental University

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George Mason University

  • Master of Business Administration

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