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. Davenport University

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    Master's
      • Finance Concentration, MBA
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    2. Walden University

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    3. Regent University

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    4. Liberty University

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    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Public Policy - Public Administration
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    5. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA: Finance
      • MS in Finance
    Bachelor's
      • BSBA - Investment
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      • BS in Finance
      • BS in Finance - General Finance
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • Bachelor: Accounting
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      • Associate: Accounting
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    6. The Chicago School

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.A. Behavioral Economics
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Financial Management
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    8. American University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Economics
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    Bachelor's
      • B.S. Business: International Business
    Associate's
      • Business Administration, A.S.
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    10. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Entertainment Business
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Music Business

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Davenport University

  • Finance Concentration, MBA
  • Master of Business Administration, MBA
  • Business, BBA
  • International Business, BBA

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Walden University

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  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Finance
  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Energy Management

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Regent University

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Liberty University

  • Master of Arts in Public Policy - Public Administration
  • MBA: Strategic Management

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Purdue University Global

  • MBA: Finance
  • BSBA - Investment
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The Chicago School

  • M.A. Behavioral Economics

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Northcentral University

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American University

  • Master of Arts in Economics

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