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Aug 19, 2024

Learn to Anticipate Market Trends with Liberty’s MBA in Economics

At Liberty, we don’t just train tomorrow’s leaders. We train principled, ethical professionals who boast considerable expertise in their fields and pioneer their industries. Our MBA in Economics is taught from a biblical worldview by Christian professors who have a vested interest in your academic, personal, professional, and spiritual success. Our instructors are also available for mentorship opportunities, so you can learn from their real-world experiences as you navigate your own.

The study of economics has fascinated business professionals for hundreds of years. Since Adam Smith published The Wealth of Nations in 1776, economists have pored over economic trends and forecasts in search of competitive advantages. While bankers study economics to best competing firms, business students and professionals study it to gain credentials that can help them compete for job positions and stand out to hiring managers.

If you’re interested in earning a respected MBA from an accredited university that is committed to your success, partner with Liberty and take your business career to new heights.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Economics MBA?

Our MBA in Economics degree has been designed with your success in mind. Taught by industry professionals with years of higher education and work experience, this degree allows you to embark on an in-depth study of market forces. Liberty’s 78,000-square-foot School of Business building features ample study space, easy access to professor offices, a Center for Entrepreneurship, and a simulated stock trading room. Just as you invest in a degree, Liberty invests in you by providing access to a variety of cutting-edge resources that can help you succeed.

Our School of Business is among only 3% of business schools worldwide to earn ACBSP accreditation, so you can rest assured that our MBA in Economics has met rigorous accreditation standards. Earning an MBA with this kind of recognition can help set you apart in your career field. Liberty is also regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), so you can be confident that your degree will be respected in your field.

A survey of over 700 corporate recruiters found that nearly 75% of the companies interviewed tend to pay their employees more if they have a master’s degree.* In addition, 80% of Fortune Global 500 companies who participated in the survey reported a tendency to award graduate-degree-holding employees higher pay. An MBA isn’t just an opportunity for you to learn more about business — it could also be your ticket to a higher salary.

*Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC),, at Employers Explain Why MBA Salaries Are So High, 2020 (viewed online May 20, 2021). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

What Will You Learn in Our Business and Economics Master’s Program?

Our MBA in Economics is divided into 2 sections: core business courses and economics courses.

In the core business section of this degree, you will study strategic marketing management, managerial finance, and legal issues in business. You will also study research methodology for business, accounting for business decision-making, international business, and organizational structure. Additionally, your core courses will cover global economics, contemporary human resources issues, operations management, and competitive strategy.

The economics specialization features 12 credit hours worth of economics-specific courses. In addition to covering microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, this degree allows you to complete 2 courses of your choosing. You can study money and capital markets, econometrics, or international economics.

Featured Courses

BUSI 530 – Managerial Finance

BUSI 620 – Global Economic Environment

ECON 613 – Microeconomic Theory

ECON 614 – Macroeconomic Theory

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Highlights of the Economics Concentration for Our MBA Degree

  • Our School of Business is among only 3% of business schools worldwide to earn ACBSP accreditation.
  • We tailor our graduate business degrees for working professionals. You can take evening classes, 1-week intensives, and online courses to make your degree better fit your busy schedule.
  • Our 78,000-square-foot School of Business provides you with:
    • Simulated stock trading room with New York Stock Exchange display boards
    • 2,000-square-foot Entrepreneurship Center for Innovation
    • Center for Cyber Excellence and Center for Financial Literacy
    • Information technology labs and a networking and data center
  • Get involved with our business-related student organizations and honor societies.
  • Complete our 3+1 Accelerated Business Program, so you can get your bachelor’s and master’s in just 4 years.

Business and Economics Master’s Program Information

Career Opportunities for Economics MBA Degree Graduates

  • Actuary
  • Bank economist
  • Consulting economist
  • Economics planner
  • Investment banking analyst

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • At least 15 hours of upper level (300-400 level) undergraduate coursework in business or our BMAL 590 course with a graduate GPA of 3.0
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)

  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account
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