Online Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Economics and Finance
A Bachelor’s Degree Opens the Door to Your Future
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The Business Administration degree in Economics and Finance prepares students to move into a number of roles in tracking and projecting economic activity. Graduates will be armed with the principles of economics and overall knowledge of the financial condition of companies and the economy.
Combined with the professional development and soft skills you'll learn in SMC’s unique Camak Core program, graduates will be ready to step right into a new career and contribute immediately.
Business degrees are the most sought after by students and business careers are in high demand by employers, with more than 20 million job listings nationally and more than 1.5 million regionally. With a BA in Business Administration, you’ll be prepared to jump into a new career in several highly sought-after positions.
Why Get an Economics and Finance Degree at SMC?
- Make better decisions for your organization. You'll learn to forecast economic conditions, learn the ins and outs of financial markets, and understand the trends to develop plans for companies to adjust and succeed.
- Enhance your career without interrupting it. Our program is flexible AND affordable, so you can start or finish your education while you keep working.
- Improve your job prospects. With a bachelor’s degree from SMC, you will show employers your commitment to learning and making an impact right away with our professional development program.
- Make more money. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers with a bachelor’s degree earn approximately $900 more per week than those with just a high school diploma.
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Nationally, career opportunities in business and financial operations are projected to grow faster than the average for all other occupations. Explore examples of career available to students with a B.A. focused on Economics and Finance:
- Market Analyst
- Investment Advisor
- Financial Consultant
- Economic Consultant
- Financial Auditor
All SMC BA degree students take for-credit courses in the Camak Core, SMC’s innovative career development program. Camak Core courses add practical experiences and soft skills training to your degree, an incredible added value that does not add extra time to degree completion. You’ll receive more than a degree: you’ll graduate with the skills valued by employers, making you a highly competitive job candidate.
Classes start every 8 weeks
Enroll full-time or part-time. Each online degree course runs for 8 weeks.
$300 per credit hour. Your bachelor's degree cost will be lower with financial aid and transfer credits. Compare SMC's cost to other online degree programs.
Federal and state grants, employer reimbursement, GI Bills - find out how financial aid can reduce the cost of your bachelor's degree.
Transfer qualifying credits
Cut your online bachelor's degree completion time and reduce tuition costs by bringing up to 30 hours of qualifying college credits with you. More information about transfer credits.