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. Ashford University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA - Business Economics
      • MBA - Media Management
      • MBA
      • MA-Accountancy
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    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Business Economics
      • B.A. - Finance
      • B.A. - Business Admin
      • BA/Service Management - Mass-Market Retail Enterprise Management
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    2. 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
    Master's
      • MBA - International Business
      • MBA - Financial Management
      • Master of Business Admin - Accelerated General MBA
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      • MBA - Management
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    3. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
    Master's
      • MBA: Finance
      • MBA
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
      • BS in Finance and Economics
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      • BS in Business Admin.
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    4. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Management (DM) - General Concentration (Executive Format)
    Master's
      • Master of Business Admin
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Administration - International Business
      • BS - Business Administration - Finance
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Organizational Behavior
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Business Development
      • BS - Business Administration - General
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    Associate's
      • Associate of Science in Business Administration
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    5. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Internet Marketing
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    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Music Business
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    6. ECPI University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Business Administration - Bachelor's
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Applied Economics
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Business Mgmt & Project Mgmt.
      • MBA Dual Concentration: HR & Project Mgmt.
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    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Business Management: Business Admin Concentration
      • B.S. - Business Management With No Concentration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Business Studies
      • Associate of Science - Business Management
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    9. 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
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Finance
      • MS - Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Management

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Ashford University

  • MBA - Business Economics
  • MBA - Media Management
  • B.A. - Business Economics
  • B.A. - Finance

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Northcentral University

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  • PhD in Business Admin - International Business
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Grand Canyon University

  • DBA - Management
  • MBA: Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

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Colorado Technical University

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  • Master of Business Admin
  • BS - Business Administration - International Business
  • Associate of Science in Business Administration

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Full Sail University

  • M.S. - Internet Marketing
  • M.S. - Entertainment Business
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ECPI University

  • Business Administration - Bachelor's

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Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Science in Applied Economics

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Herzing University

  • MBA
  • B.S. - Business Management: Business Admin Concentration
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