Training the next generation of economic experts.

Majors of this program receive a solid foundation in the functional areas of business — finance, accounting, marketing and management — as well as economic fundamentals, such macroeconomic indexes (economic growth, inflation and unemployment rates) and microeconomic indexes (demand-supply, production costs, and price and output based on the market). Graduates of this program will qualify for employment in the areas of banking, consulting, investment and brokerage houses, sales and marketing, and may look for positions such as financial analysts, risk management analysts, forecasters, or analyst staff members in litigation, mergers, or acquisitions. Many opportunities also exist for business economic students in various government agencies at the federal, state and local levels as analysts and researchers.

Business Core Curriculum

The defining element of a Mercyhurst business degree is a series of core courses that all business majors take, which provide a curriculum designed to foster well-rounded business leaders through hands-on learning in a variety of disciplines. Business students will build a foundation in six different areas of study, which prepares our graduates to be adaptable, collaborative leaders that are ready for today’s market. Adding a double major or a minor in another area can only also add marketability for any chosen industry!

Contact Us

Juan Argaez, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Business
Office: Preston 325
Phone: 814-824-2562