Bachelor of Arts in Economics
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Program Details

An online BA in Economics, offered by UMass-Dartmouth, can open the door to new career paths or give you an educational advantage in your current position.  Whether you plan to work in local government or for a multi-national corporation, this degree can prepare you to think critically and make decisions based upon data analysis, trends, forecasts, policies and economic issues.  This online BA can also improve your communication, writing and reading skills via presentations, arguments and analysis.  If you have already taken college classes at a regionally-accredited institution, UMass-Dartmouth enables you to utilize transfer credits in earning this online BA.  Within this particular curriculum, economics are generally studied from the following perspectives:
  • Environmental
  • State and local
  • Labor
  • Health


  • High school diploma or GED

  • All official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • SAT/ACT, if <13 credit hours of transferable credit
  • GED certificate copy, if applicable

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education