MBA/Master of Arts in Economics Dual Degree Program Hero Image

This Dual Degree Broadens Job Candidates’ Opportunities

Program Highlights

The 56-credit MBA/M.A. dual degree program allows you to earn an MBA and an M.A. in economics.

The MBA/M.A. program combines applied economics with traditional MBA skills to prepare you for a professional career involving the application of economic analysis in both the public and private sectors.

Program Requirements

  • Prerequisites include passing a math requirement exam
  • Complete 56 credits of graduate coursework
  • Attend at least 10 economics seminars
  • Pass comprehensive exams

Suggested course sequence.

Required Courses (38 credits)

ECON801 Microeconomics
ACCT800 Financial Reporting and Analysis
BUAD820 Fundamentals of Analytics
ECON803 Applied Econometrics I
FINC850 Financial Management
BUAD870 Managing People, Teams and Organizations
BUAD880 Marketing Management
ECON802 Macroeconomics
BUAD831 Operations Management and Management Science
BUAD840 Ethical Issues in Domestic and Global Business Environments
BUAD890 Corporate Strategy

Professional Development Seminars (1 credit each):
BUEC601 Building Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking
BUEC603 Communicating, Branding and Career Networking

Electives (18 credits)

Choose six courses (18 credits) from among Lerner College graduate classes in economics, accounting, business administration, finance or management information systems.

If you have not taken a substantial number of economics courses in your undergraduate program, you may need to take additional courses.


Admissions Information

Learn more about MBA admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

Admissions & Financial Aid