Application Deadlines

The MAEEE program admits a cohort every two years (odd years). The application deadline for the Summer 2021 cohort is February 1, 2021. Admissions decisions will be made by March 1, 2021.

Depending on when you apply, the online application system may not yet offer the Summer 2021 term. You may choose Summer 2020 as the term on your application, and you will be added to Summer 2021 when it becomes available.

Admissions Requirements

Note: GRE or GMAT examination scores are not required of MAEEE applicants. International applicants who received their undergraduate degree from a non-English-speaking institution must submit TOEFL examination results.

1. Application Fee

A $75 application fee is due when you submit your online application. Waivers are available for qualified students.

2. Bachelor’s Degree

A four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree in any academic field from an accredited college or university with a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required. If you have a three-year non-U.S. degree, you may request a review for determination as to equivalency.

3. Transcripts

Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework are required with your application. Do not mail official transcripts during the applicant stage. An English translation must accompany transcripts issued in a language other than English.

4. Resume

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae that documents your prior work experience, publications, honors and awards received and a summary of your educational credentials.

5. Prerequisites

You must have completed a minimum of three semester hours in economics.

6. Personal Statement

Submit a personal statement that discusses your short- and long-term professional goals and how these objectives may be achieved through your involvement in the MAEEE program.

7. Three Reference Letters

Submit three reference letters. All should include an appraisal of your teaching effectiveness, your potential for professional growth and your ability to succeed in a graduate program. Two of the three should be from your principal, supervisor or professional colleagues. The third should be from your company, school district or regional Center/Council for Economic Education.

Tuition and Fees

All tuition rates and fees are for 2020-2021.

Participants are responsible for the cost associated with completing and transferring six semester credit hours in economics, entrepreneurship, or education toward the degree. Participants are also responsible for the cost of the textbooks and other learning materials used in economics and entrepreneurship courses.

On-campus housing is available in one and two bedroom dormitory apartments. Participants are responsible for the cost associated with on/off campus housing. On-campus housing includes a full kitchen; dining plans are available at an additional cost. A variety of restaurants, grocers, and other stores are also within walking distance.

Delaware Residents and Delaware Teachers Residing in Other States

Visit the registrar’s website for residency requirements.

First Summer

Tuition $1,250*

Second Summer

Tuition $1,250*

Intervening School Years

Tuition $0

* Net tuition rate for Delaware residents and Delaware teachers after the application of the Lerner College in-state scholarship and MAEEE program scholarships.


U.S. citizens, permanent residents, work-visa holders and international residents.

First Summer

Tuition $3,500**

Second Summer

Tuition $3,500**

Intervening School Years

Tuition $0

** Net tuition rate for domestic and international residents after the application of the Lerner College out-of-state/international scholarship and MAEEE program scholarships.