Joint program between the faculties of Education Sciences and Economics
The Master in Economics and Education Policy combines economic theory and understanding of the educational system to develop skills that allow the formulation and analysis of public policy in education.
The Master is designed to meet the professional demands of different disciplines, which, due to their professional work, need to develop the skills and abilities necessary to evaluate the performance of the education sector through organizational management and the use of quantitative and qualitative tools. Likewise, the applicant must have a deep interest in wanting to learn more about the operation of the sector and the methods of managing and directing educational institutions.
In this way, the Master in Economics and Policy of Education is aimed at the following profiles:
Professionals from different disciplines who lead or develop training and intervention processes in education at the national level.
Educators who want to occupy positions of administrative responsibility in the education sector.
Leaders, formulators and decision-makers of educational policy.
Professionals in the field of educational policy or in the social sector with an interest in deepening their knowledge in the education sector.
Professionals who work in technical areas, applied research or with managerial positions related to the design, planning, operation or evaluation of education policies.
Upon successful completion of the program, professionals will have acquired the necessary skills to address the different problems of the education sector and will have clear skills in the use of quantitative and qualitative tools to strengthen the conceptualization, design and development of analytical proposals that contribute and influence decisions on educational policy, which take into account the characteristics of the Colombian educational context and the basic elements of the functioning of educational institutions both in the pedagogical and financial spheres.
Externado University has been ranked among the best 600 universities in the world according to the QS University Ranking, in its annual measurements from 2015 to 2021.
Joint Master’s degree from the Faculties of Economics and Education Sciences, which guarantees an interdisciplinary approach between economic formalization and the debates typical of the education sector.
The only program in the country on the economics of education and public policy in education.
The program has a flexible curricular structure that responds to the prior knowledge of each professional.
The program has a group of interdisciplinary professionals who will allow students to broaden their gaze and understanding of the educational sector.
Young Researchers Program: Periodically the Faculty of Economics links active students of the Faculty’s Master’s Degrees to the Young Researchers program, which is a job opportunity that allows them to participate directly in teaching or research activities with the Faculty. This participation is independent of the existing relationship between the University and the student, derived from the academic enrollment.
Discount policy: Externado University has a discount policy for undergraduate and graduate graduates. More information here
Participation in the different cultural activities (photography club, singing, capoeira, ceramics, oral narration, story Tuesday, among others that you can find HERE)
Guidance and counseling service
Medical Service- Mediexpress, with a previous evaluation by general medicine in the following specialties: Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics, Optometry, Urology, Gynecology and Ophthalmology.