Quinnipiac offers 4 accelerated dual-degree (3+1) programs that begin with a basis in economics and combine the interdisciplinary and intellectual growth of a liberal arts education with a strong focus on career development. Whichever path you choose, you’ll enjoy significant cost savings by completing your undergraduate and graduate degrees in just 4 years, as well as the competitive advantage of entering the workforce a year earlier.
From the boardroom to the newsroom, a foundation in economic theory and analysis is invaluable:
Adding an economics background to the management and decision-making skills of an MBA can put graduates on the fast track to leadership roles in global business environments.
Understanding individual markets and the economic impact of public policies enables accountants to resolve complex budgetary and tax issues for global companies.
Analysts who can harness the power of big data and predict global economic trends can significantly help the growth and financial health of any organization.
Storytellers can leverage their passion for economics toward careers as data journalists or reporters and editors dedicated to breaking business, labor and economic news.
As a 3+1 student, you’ll have the flexibility to complete internships, study abroad or participate in the Quinnipiac University in Washington, D.C. program. Those who choose the QU in DC program will live for a semester in our nation’s capital while interning with an array of government and media organizations. Additionally, career fairs and networking events bring representatives to campus from Big-4 accounting firms, media organizations, corporations, financial services agencies, investment banks and other potential employers. Students who pursue the MS in Accounting path will meet the 150-hour education requirement to take the Uniform CPA Examination to become a certified public accountant.