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Macroeconomics (PSB-210E)

In Macroeconomics (PSB-210E), an online economics course, will provide you with a foundation for understanding fiscal and monetary policies in a free market. You'll discuss topics related to supply-and-demand, inflation, unemployment, and gross national product (GNP). After completing this self-paced course, you'll be well-prepared to pursue a degree in healthcare business.

Course Format

Macroeconomics (PSB-210E) is a 3-credit online, asynchronous, self-paced course that includes both a 3-credit lecture session and 1-credit laboratory session. This course does not have specific meeting times or deadlines. You will complete your assignments on your own schedule over the course of 16 weeks using Blackboard, an online learning platform.

Course Materials

This course requires the following textbook: 

Bade & Parkin. Foundations of Macroeconomics. 8th ed. Boston: Pearson; 2017

You will also receive an eText as part of your course fee. This eText will be available to you while you are enrolled in the course. Students can purchase a physical edition of the text if they are more comfortable reading from a hard copy or would like to retain access to the text after the course is completed.

Get Started

Once you’ve selected your course of interest and are ready to register, all that’s left is to create your account and pay the tuition fees.

Create your account and begin the registration process here.

You'll be asked to create a username and password, provide some basic personal information, and pay the course's tuition. You’ll receive access to your course within two business days of paying tuition.

Courses run at a rate of $445 per credit hour. The University offers reduced tuition options to new MCPHS students.

New students are eligible to receive a 50% reduction in the cost of tuition for one course. Please contact professionalstudies@mcphs.edu to learn more about this opportunity.

Degree applicants who have been admitted to a degree program and paid their enrollment deposit are eligible to receive a 50% reduction in the cost of tuition for any prerequisite course that the Admission Office has indicated must be completed prior to starting the degree program. Please contact the Admission Office at 617.879.5964 (Boston) or 508.373.5607 (Worcester) for more information.

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Students enrolling in this course are required to have access to a device that can connect to the Internet.

We suggest that students use a computer to interact with the course content, rather than a mobile device. Additionally, Google Chrome and Firefox are the recommended browsers.

Students can receive a full tuition refund if they drop a course within five days of registering. Course changes will also be allowed during this five-day window.

After the five-day window closes (and up until the course's completion date), students may choose to withdraw from the course without a refund. This would result in a "W" on their student record.