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You’ll learn basic principles of economics and how organizations apply them to finite resources, like cash, time and labor. Then you’ll study how companies manage their money. As an Economics-Finance (Eco-Fi) major, you’ll be exposed to everything from commercial and investment banking to mortgage markets and accounting. Many Economics-Finance alumni work in banks or government roles; others continue their studies through graduate work in business, law and related fields.

An accelerated BS/MS program is available to select, high-performing students in this major. If you’re accepted, you can earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in four years of study.

By the Numbers


Eco-Fi Median Starting Salary

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Eco-Fi Job Placement Rate

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of Bentley students complete at least one internship


Explore our Economics-Finance Degree

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Monetary Economics (EC441)

This course examines how monetary policy impacts the major financial markets domestically and internationally.  Students evaluate the impact of money on both spot and forward exchange rates which is then applied to various real-world cases, such as the EMU, currency boards and exchange rate crises. The course focuses on some of the major issues faced by policymakers, with particular emphasis on some of the current debates of U.S. monetary policy.

Connect with Bentley Economics-Finance Faculty

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What I am learning is meaningful and impactful. My professors guide us to connect everything we do to the real world and what’s going on right now.
Stephanie Robinson
Class of 2019

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