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Business Economics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Are you a logical problem-solver and thinker? Apply your analytical characteristics as a student in the Business Economics program at Youngstown State University and begin a career in making critical business decisions.


If you want to understand how businesses function, the Business Economics program at Youngstown State University  can provide the education you'll need to succeed as a business professional after college.

With this degree, you'll be able to analyze business problems and communicate thorough solutions. You'll discuss how marketing strategies impact both the consumer and the organization by interpreting statistics. And you'll delve into economic theory and connect it to real-world examples.

If you see yourself working for consulting firms, research firms, financial institutions or corporate planning departments, majoring in Business Economics could land you a high-paying job and the opportunity to pursue your goals.

Career Opportunities

  • PNC Bank
  • G. W. Becker, Inc.
  • First Place Bank

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Legal Environment of Business 
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting Spreadsheet Lab
  • Business Writing
  • Statistics for Business and Economics
  • Principles of International Business
  • Business Finance
  • Business Professionalism
  • Marketing Concepts and Practice
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Management Information Systems

                        English Language Requirements

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                        Academic Requirements

                        You need the following GPA score:

                        Required score: 2

                        Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                        Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                        General Requirements

                        Admission requirements:
                        • Online application form
                        • A nonrefundable application fee 
                        • Photocopy of passport page 
                        • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
                        • Supporting Financial documents

                        Tuition Fee

                        • International

                          14899 USD/year
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 14899 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                        • National

                          8899 USD/year
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 8899 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                        Living costs for Youngstown

                        • 787 - 1300 USD/month
                          Living Costs

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