• The Economics specialization provides a framework for analyzing movements in macroeconomic variables as well as for understanding competitive interactions, corporate strategies, technology transfers and entrepreneurship. Understanding economics in a deeper manner is valuable for students looking to comprehend the operational environments in which they work and the relationships between government, public policy and business strategy.

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  • Graduates from Schulich’s Economics specialization have landed careers in venture capital or management consulting firms, as partners in investment and merchant banks or working as economists, analysts or consultants in a variety of industries across the world.

    Graduates who have taken Economics electives along with a specialization in either Finance or Strategy have followed career paths in consulting, finance and public administration.

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No programs are currently offering this specialization.

Specialization Requirements

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Currently the MBA specialization in Economics is not being offered. Students interested in this area of specialization are encouraged to choose from the electives below. Note that courses listed are not offered every term.

Recommended Electives


Plus an additional 3.00 credits from any approved AP/ECON course or Individual Study.


NOTE: Not all courses required to fulfill a specialization are offered each term. Course offerings are based on factors such as student demand and instructor availability. The office of Student Services & International Relations is available to provide advising on course sequencing and the fulfillment of program and specialization requirements within a student’s period of study. For current course offerings and details, please view the Schulich Course Offerings Database.


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