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Bachelor of Science in Economic Sciences—Business Economics


WSU’s online Bachelor of Science in Economic Sciences—Business Economics option trains students to become critical thinkers and excellent communicators with advanced data analysis skills, and to earn high salaries commensurate with these high-level skills. Graduates will be prepared to:

  • Evaluate and apply economic concepts and quantitative methods.
  • Think critically, integrate concepts, and evaluate results of economic analyses.
  • Clearly communicate results of economic analyses.


WSU’s online economics courses are taught by the same award-winning faculty who teach on the physical campus. Both faculty and students create leading-edge research, and the economics program has a long tradition of excellence in applied econometric modeling. Here’s the full faculty list.


WSU graduates have built careers as economists, statisticians, data analysts, advisors, revenue agents, and loan officers, as well as in advanced government positions. The bachelor’s degree is also excellent preparation for earning a graduate degree in economics, getting an MBA, or going to law school.

Potential salaries for those majoring in economics are among the highest of any field.

  • Median starting salary: $49,514
  • Median overall salary: $91,860
  • Median top end salary: $155,490

Additional career and salary information is available at the American Economic Association website and the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook website.


Washington State University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. More information on accreditation here.

Why WSU Global Campus?

WSU Global Campus fulfills WSU’s 1890 land-grant mission of expanding access to education. We use new technologies, but uphold old-school values, with courses taught by expert WSU faculty, academic advisors intent on your success, and a diploma backed by a long-established reputation for excellence.

Besides receiving an exceptional education, students enrolled in WSU Global Campus are also invited to events coordinated by the online student government and the Global Connections program. These include face-to-face gatherings, online career fairs, live-stream cultural performances, keynote addresses and other events.

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