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Business and Political Economy (BPE) Degree

Travel the globe while earning our BPE degree

BPE - Prague Trip 2014Stern’s Business and Political Economy degree will provide you with a unique global perspective that focuses on the connections between business, politics and economics and includes three full semesters of global study.

The BPE degree merges liberal arts, social impact learning, and co-curricular experiences - while still offering you flexibility to pursue your individual interests. The three semesters in addition to the hallmark International Studies Program (ISP), will give you a real-world understanding of today's global business environment. The well-rounded BPE degree prepares you for the broadest array of international business careers – be it in multinational corporations, government, non-profit organizations, and more.

Throughout your four years, you will:

  • Take tailored BPE courses as well as business courses with students in Stern’s core program.
  • Study abroad for multiple semesters at NYU’s campuses in London and then a choice of either Shanghai or Washington, DC.
  • Participate in the ISP Program.
  • Choose elective courses from across the University and be able to pursue a minor outside of Stern.