Business Economics

Have you always been fascinated by business, management, entrepreneurship and the economics of building, sustaining and growing an enterprise? Do you have a love for economics and the macro and micro economic theories behind day-to-day interactions and transactions in business and finance? If so, majoring in Business Economics at York can be a fantastic stepping-stone to a variety of careers and professional paths. Whether as preparation for an immediate career or an eventual MBA, majoring in Business Economics will expose you to important issues in contemporary global business, will put you at the crossroads of business management and economic theory, and will give you the analytical tools to tackle important challenges faced by today’s business leaders.

Career Options in Business Economics

Below is a sample list of some future choices to explore following studies in Business Economics. This list is not exhaustive but it provides a solid idea of what fellow graduates have gone on to do and what potential careers a Business Economics degree can offer. Some options are more directly associated with specific areas of Business Economics than others.

  • Accountant
  • Author
  • Banker
  • Blogger
  • Brand Strategist
  • Business Ethics Consultant
  • Business Media Correspondent
  • Business Planner
  • Commodity Trader
  • Corporate Consultant
  • Corporate Manager
  • Economist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Executive Assistant
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Fund Manager
  • Government Worker
  • Industry Analyst
  • Lawyer
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Magazine Contributor
  • Marketing Director
  • Market Researcher
  • Political Advisor
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Professor
  • Project Manager
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Recruiter
  • Retail Strategist
  • Risk Analyst
  • Stock Analyst
  • Trader
  • Venture Capitalist

Some of these career choices may require additional education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential education or professional formative courses and exams. For a more in-depth description of some of the careers mentioned above visit Career Cruising (login information can be found on the home page of the Career Centre's online system) or the National Occupational Classification website.