Economics / Finance Major
SBU’s Economics and Finance major combines the disciplines of both economics and finance to prepare you for a career in areas such as banking, financial services, investing, management, and government.
With this financial economics degree you will understand both economic and financial analysis skills and techniques. You will have the tools to provide great value to any company by understanding business principles and issues in an ever-changing economy. Economics courses are taught with a focus on the importance of free markets.
According to the 2017-2018 College Salary Report by PayScale, average early career pay for professionals in the economics/finance field is $56,600, while average mid-career pay is $103,300. Opportunities for growth are countless in the economics/finance sector, and SBU will help you reach your goals!
The Economics/Finance degree is offered through SBU's Robert W. Plaster College of Business and Computer Science.