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B.Sc. On Campus

Financial Economics

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

48 months
28470 USD/year
28470 USD/year
12280 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Financial Economics program from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) provides a traditional foundation in the liberal arts and sciences. 

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Students in the Financial Economics program from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)  learn a way of thinking that facilitates problem solving, and enables them to explore issues related to economics, finance, politics, and life in general, in an organized and productive manner.

Career and Academic Paths

With a B.S. degree in Financial Economics you will be prepared for entry level positions in the private sector or in government, for work and study leading to professional certification, and for graduate study.

Career Opportunities in the Private Sector. Information on career opportunities in finance can be found at the website Careers in Finance. Some typical job titles in the private sector are:

  • Banking: Lending Officer, Management Trainee, Foreign Exchange Manager, Foreign Exchange Trader, Trust Officer.
  • Money Management: Portfolio Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Fund Accountant.
  • Investment Banking: Equity Security Analyst, Fixed Income Analyst, Bond Trader, Stock Trader, Commodity Trader, Futures Trader, Options Trader, Stock Broker, Investment Banker.
  • Insurance Firm: Life Underwriter, Property and Casualty Underwriter, Claims Analyst-Adjuster, Agent.
  • Nonfinancial Firms: Financial Analyst, Inventory Analyst, Pension Fund Administrator, Financial Accountant, Economic Analyst, Economic Forecaster.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Taxation
  • Economic Growth and Cycles
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis
  • Public Policy Toward Business
  • Property Rights, Organizations and Management
  • The Economics of Law
  • State and Local Public Finance 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have or are currently earning your high school/secondary school diploma or equivalent but have not earned college credits at the university level AFTER earning your diploma, you should apply to UMBC as a first-year student.
    • We weigh a number of factors in making admission decisions. In addition to grade point average and standardized test scores, the strength of your curriculum, class rank, and other achievements as well as your essay will be considered. We expect applicants to have completed a strong college preparatory program of study from an accredited high school/secondary school.
    • If you have attended a postsecondary institution, such as a college or university, outside the United States, submit course by course credentials evaluated through one of the following evaluation services. 
    • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12280 USD per year during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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