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MBA in International Economics

  Gain a strategic advantage and high demand skills for a global career, helping multinational corporations, international banking, or finance organizations succeed amid:
  • Fluctuating exchange rates
  • Changing national comparative advantages
  • Shifting political environments
Benefit from the strengths of Lubin's MBA in International Economics program:
  • A powerful blend of economics, finance, and international business
  • Faculty with international business experience
  • Internships with global corporations, many headquartered nearby
  • Be well positioned to rise to the C-suite
Leverage your MBA expertise for higher-level career opportunities in this increasingly critical field.
Median salary for economists nationally (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)


Through the MBA in International Economics you gain an insightful understanding of macroeconomic theories from Lubin's knowledgeable economics faculty. Lubin's economics program also incorporates a focus on understanding international economic and financial-market risks, and how these risks can be managed by economic and corporate managers. This MBA gives you the quantitative, analytical, research, and strategic skills you need to help a multinational organization make sound strategic decisions. You will leave better able to quantify risk and predict shifts in the global environments that affect your industry. Through Lubin's MBA in International Economics, you gain:
  • Critical business management skills
  • Essential knowledge of global financial markets
  • Strategy and risk analysis worldwide

Click to view curriculum for the MBA in International Economics.


Lubin puts you at the center of the world's business life, through a network of alumni and corporate partners that reaches into
  • Major financial institutions
  • Media companies
  • Growing businesses in every industry
Pace University has the largest internship program in the Metropolitan New York area.

Convenient location: Pursue your MBA in International Economics at the graduate campus in Lower Manhattan.

Connect with industry insiders: In addition to the connections and advice our faculty offer, our alumni-who are themselves industry insiders, rising and leading in a wide range of enterprises-actively connect with current students through our LinkedIn mentoring program.

Take full advantage of your dedicated team of advisers while you're here. They can guide you through the program and into your career, opening doors and making connections for you.

Elite accreditation: Lubin's dual accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, in both business and accounting, is an elite distinction shared by fewer than 2% of business schools in the world.

International recognition: The MBA in International Economics program is ranked among the top Masters in Economics by EDUNIVERSAL, an organization which ranks the top global business programs in the world.

947 students from 81 countries. Build your global network and take it with you when you graduate!


A U.S. bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree from a foreign school is the preferred undergraduate degree requirement for admission into the MBA program. In addition to a resume, a personal statement, a GMAT or GRE score report, and two recommendations, applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities they have attended. If you are an MBA applicant who already holds a business-related master's or doctoral degree, you may request a waiver of the GMAT or GRE. A recent TOEFL score, no more than two years old, is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. Recommended application deadlines are August 1 for the fall entry term and December 1 for the spring entry term. Click for our Application Guidelines and Checklist.

For admission information, please contact:

New York City campus
Graduate Admission
Phone: 212-346-1531

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MBA in International Economics


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Here's what to expect with an MBA in International Economics:
  • Excellent compensation: $56,500 average starting salary for MBA in International Economics graduates (Source: Pace University Career Services Annual Reports)
  • Earn more later on: $99,350 median salary nationally (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Same as old but update the source to 2012-2013 edition (for Occupational Outlook Handbook)
  • Make your career move with one of the over 300 employers who recruit Pace graduates every year
  • Varied industries and professional paths
  • Exciting opportunities at respected companies and organizations. Companies that have hired recent graduates of the MBA in International Economics program include:

    • PRISM Group, Inc
    • Pace University
    • PricewaterhouseCoopers
    • Corporate Risk Solutions, Inc

  • Join our distinguished alumni pursuing careers around the globe
  • Faster growth with private industry: Employment growth should be fastest in private industry, especially in management, scientific, and technical consulting services. Rising demand in virtually every industry should stem from the growing complexity of the global economy, the effects of competition on businesses, and increased reliance on quantitative methods for analyzing and forecasting business, sales, and other economic trends. (Source: U.S. Department of Labor)

    In the center of New York City's business life, Lubin introduces you to successful business leaders and thriving multinational corporations. Connect directly with the world-class individuals who serve as an Executive- or Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Pace. We nurture relationships with many of the world's leading executives, to broaden and deepen your learning experience—far beyond what you can expect at any other business school:
  • Meet top executives when they visit your classes and lecture on campus.
Off campus, we get you through the door and behind the scenes for unique opportunities, thanks to our rich and well-developed network of alumni and corporate partners:
  • A Fortune 100 company headquarters in metropolitan New York City
  • The Fed: Research at the Federal Reserve Bank - almost 100 Lubin alumni are employed here
  • NYSE: The rush of the trading floor
    "I have obtained extensive knowledge of international markets and honed my analytical skills under the supervision of the exceptional faculty. Moreover, Lubin has provided outstanding support for my overall professional growth. I have a clear vision of where my career will take me next."

- Elizaveta Vorokhobova '13