Economics Academics


Learn skills for life. By studying economics at the Cook School you’ll look at the world differently and understand it through an analytical lens balanced with compassion.


B.S. in Business Administration - Economics Concentration

There are many reasons to study for a career in economics. With the Cook School of Business economics concentration, you will be well on your way to starting a fulfilling career in changing the way our world does business.


B.A. in Economics 

Developed by the Cook School’s Department of Economics but conferred by the College of Arts & Sciences, the B.A. in Economics offers all non-business students another path for students interested in obtaining an education for an economics based career


Supporting Area in Economics 

Business majors may select Economics as a Supporting Area if they choose not to select economics as their Concentration.


Economics Minor for Non-Business Students

Saint Louis University’s College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Cook School Department of Economics, offers an economics minor program that provides non-business majors the opportunity to gain specialized knowledge in areas that are critical to success in careers related to economics. The program is offered through the College of Arts and Sciences.


MBA - Economics Area of Emphasis

Economics emphasizes the application of analytical and empirical techniques that prepare students to solve practical problems in business and government. Pursuing an MBA with an emphasis in economics will help develop strong analytical skills for the work place.


MS-AFE: Master of Science in Applied Financial Economics

The MS-AFE is a quantitatively-based, applied graduate program in financial economics that focuses on the analysis and forecasting of financial variables such as interest rates, stock returns and their effects on financial markets. It is a one-of-a-kind program in the region that responds to the market need for individuals to enter the labor market with a set of applied technical skills.