• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
California, MD, United States
If you have strong reasoning skills, consider yourself a good problem solver or ever find yourself thinking about how the world could run more efficiently, a major in Economics at California Lutheran University may be the right choice for you.
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Your Future

Because the skills of an economics major are so adaptable, you’ll be able to choose from a wide variety of career paths. Some common choices include careers in banking and finance, economic and demographic research and forecasting, and urban planning. 

If you want to further specialize in economics instead of pursuing the more general MBA, the Cal Lutheran School of Management offers a Master of Science in Quantitative Economics. This Economics at California Lutheran University was ranked ranked 6th in the nation for the 2019 Top Master of Financial Economics Programs.

Career paths:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Representative
  • Credit Analyst
  • Decision Science Analyst
  • Market Research Associate
  • Research Associate

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Micro-Economics
  • Macro Economics
  • Economic Systems and Society
  • Labor Economics
  • Statistical Methods
  • Comparative Economic Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Complete Your Application & Essay
  • Request Recommendation
  • Submit Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Optional Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for California

  • 1570 - 2660 USD/month
    Living Costs

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