Accelerated Dual-Degree BS in Economics/MBA (3+1)
Program Contact: Linda Fisher 203-582-3396
The Accelerated Dual-Degree BS in Economics/MBA (3+1) program offers highly motivated students an opportunity to earn a BS in Economics and an MBA from the School of Business in just 4 years. Both degrees are completed in full without compromise. Students continue to have the ability to study abroad or engage in a program such as QU in DC.
This program offers advantages to students who have a passion for economics and ambitions for a career in the global business landscape. The study of economics develops a student’s critical thinking and analytical skills. Students planning careers as managers often seek a strong general education.A student who wishes to have his or her resume stand out from the pack, while developing the above skills and earning a respected degree in business might consider this 3+1 program as a differentiator.
Additionally, this program offers advantages to students who wish to pursue leadership roles within the business world or government. There is a demand within industry for skilled leaders who possess strong business administration skills paired with a core understanding of economics. Examples of high-paying jobs that 3+1 students would be uniquely qualified for include: policy analyst, management consultant, global management, financial analyst, operations manager, and pricing analyst. By pairing their passion for economics with the MBA, economics students substantially increase their employability and earning power upon graduation without compromising the personal, interpersonal and intellectual growth that a liberal arts education offers.