MBA - Business Economics

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Ashford University's Master of Business Administration in Business Economics program is designed for business professionals interested in advancing their leadership skills and learning essential economic concepts related to modern business. You can learn more about the Master of Business Administration in Business Economics program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University's Master of Business Administration in Business Economics program is designed to teach you the leadership skills needed to seek administrative and management positions in business. The business economics specialization provides students with the opportunity to learn the economic knowledge required to face challenges is today's global market. Program coursework covers areas like marketing, finance, managerial economics, market structure, and more. You will also have the opportunity to learn about business laws and regulations.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you're applying for the Master of Business Administration in Business Economics program, you should be interested in business, finance, and management. Though not required, you may have had some work experience related to business or finance. All applicants to Ashford University should possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; some programs may have more specific requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Business Administration in Business Economics program consists of 33 total credits, including 24 major credits and 9 specialization credits. Students who transfer credits in may not be required to take all of the courses listed below.

Business Administration Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
Major Course Requirements
BUS 600 Management Communications with Technology Tools
BUS 610 Organizational Behavior
BUS 620 Managerial Marketing
BUS 670 Legal Environment
MAT 540 Statistical Concepts for Research
BUS 591 Financial Accounting & Analysis
BUS 642 Business Research Methods & Tools
BUS 630 Managerial Accounting
BUS 640 Managerial Economics
BUS 650 Managerial Finance
BUS 644 Operations Management
Business Economics Specialization Course Requirements
BUS 668 Macroeconomics of Financial Markets
BUS 669 Managerial Economic Analysis
BUS 689 Market Structure & Firm Strategy

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Ashford University's Master of Business Administration in Business Economics is designed to prepare you for an administrative career in business. Through specialized coursework, you will have the opportunity to gain a well rounded, professional understanding of the economics surrounding today's corporate environment.

Positions you may eligible to apply for include:

  • Business administrator
  • Banker
  • Financial advisor
  • Accountant

Advanced Degrees

The Master of Business Administration in Business Economics program is designed to prepare you for entry-level positions in business, but if you would like to seek higher level employment, furthering your education may be necessary. Some advanced degrees you may be eligible to apply for include:

  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Economics
  • Doctor of Economic Development
  • Doctor of Finance
  • Doctor of Business Marketing

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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