Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$318 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Economics – Online

Master the business of life

As a student in Oregon State University’s online economics bachelor’s degree program, you’ll gain quantitative and analytical skills, understand incentives that influence human behavior, grow as a logical thinker and connect with faculty who conduct economics research.

The bachelor's in economics program is offered through OSU's College of Liberal Arts, which is ranked No. 1 in the nation for best online liberal arts colleges. The courses are delivered online by Oregon State Ecampus.

Michael Jerman, Economics instructor

Student diversity drives economics program

Oregon State economics instructor Michael Jerman says students learn best from peers who have different perspectives. “There’s a big world out there. We get to experience it with Ecampus, which is pretty great.” Learn more »

Economics training will provide you with excellent preparation for graduate work in economics, public policy, law and business. Oregon State’s economics graduates go on to work professionally in the public (federal, state and local government) and private (banking, consulting, retail, and corporate) sectors.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation's 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.

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