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MBA in Economics

In Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Economics program, students have the opportunity to learn about how the elements of economics impact business decision making processes and strategies. Read more about this online MBA program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Economics

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Those seeking to enter this MBA program should have taken undergraduate courses in economics and might have earned a degree in business, business administration, or management. Familiarity with economic theories and strong analytical and decision-making skills are helpful for incoming students. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University graduate programs should have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Economics program at Southern New Hampshire University combines an extensive business education with courses focusing on economic theory and how the application of these theories is used in business analysis and planning practices. In the program's concentration courses, students could expect to review information about mathematical and statistical tools used in economic analysis, business efficiency analysis, microeconomic principles (such as market structure and resource markets), macroeconomic research methodologies, and macroeconomic models. The MBA courses provide study in financial forecasting and reporting, marketing strategies, organizational leadership, management techniques, the use of data in decision making, and business ethics. The culminating MBA capstone requires that students demonstrate their understanding of all concepts covered throughout the program in an integrative project.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

36 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Southern New Hampshire University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Economics:

To earn this degree, students must complete nine credits in concentration courses and 27 credits in the MBA curriculum. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Southern New Hampshire University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

MBA Major Courses (27 credits)

  • Business Environment, Innovations and Entrepreneurship
  • Accounting and Financial Analysis
  • Leading in an Organization
  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Ethics, Corporate Culture, and Social Responsibility
  • Finance, Economics, and Decision Making
  • Government Impact on Business
  • Operations Management and Technology
  • MBA Capstone

Economics Concentration Courses (9 credits)

  • Mathematics and Statistics for Economics
  • Microeconomics Theory and Analysis
  • Macroeconomics Theory and Analysis

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Having earned the MBA degree in Economics, graduates might seek senior management or executive positions in various corporate departments, such as finance, marketing, or communications. They might also seek work with banks, insurance companies, consulting firms, or manufacturing companies. Their responsibilities could include market research, pricing analysis, business forecasting, or financial analysis.

Job titles that graduates might pursue include:

  • Actuary
  • Sales analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Economics planner
  • Market research consultant

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