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Economics program at Mount St. Mary's University



How does national economic policy impact the decisions a local business owner needs to make? How do changes by the Federal Reserve shift markets in Europe? And what will new technologies in blockchain and cryptocurrency mean for the economy? Those with a solid foundation in economics work to answer these and other questions about the global economy each day.

Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business

The undergraduate degree program in economics is part of the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business. The Bolte School has an impeccable reputation for producing successful business leaders, and the entire faculty shares a commitment to ensuring that you receive the knowledge, experience and insight to leave the Mount as a responsible, methodologically sound and ethical business professional.

Learn about the Bolte School of Business
  • Undergraduate Major
  • Undergraduate Minor
  • Certificate
  • Graduate Program
  • Adult Undergraduate
  • Special Program

About the major.

An economics degree from the Mount can help you gain the knowledge and skills necessary to lead modern organizations through volatile markets with sound economic decisions.

Courses include macro- and microeconomics, mathematics for economic analysis, money and banking, strategic thinking and game theory. You’ll also learn about management science, the business and economics of sports, applied economic analysis and econometrics. International business concepts, including trade, investments, economics and globalization will also be covered.

Complete your experience with an internship and participate in the Federal Reserve Challenge: a team competition against other colleges where you’ll analyze the current economy and make policy recommendations before a panel of Federal Reserve economists.

With an economics degree, you’ll be able to pursue a career as an economic forecaster with a publicly traded company, a financial analyst for a regional bank, or a budget analyst with a local municipality.

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Brigid Flay Mount St. Mary's University Class of 2017

I was able to travel abroad five times to four different countries. The Mount enhanced my international background and provided me with a great foundation for a career in international affairs.

Brigid Flay, C'17 Pursuing graduate degree in international trade and economic diplomacy, Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Where economics majors go.

Mount economics graduates have been hired by companies such as:

  • Facebook
  • SunTrust Bank


And have gone on to graduate school at institutions such as:

  • Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
No. 1 Ranked as the top college for employment in Maryland for 2018-19

About the minor.

An economics minor from the Mount can pair with many different majors, providing you with additional skills. Combine with a political science major to pursue a career in local economic development, a computer science major to help organizations build e-commerce platforms, or even a health sciences major to work to improve the health insurance industry.

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