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Careers in Economics


Economics majors prepare students for a broad range of careers with opportunities in finance, management, insurance, business consulting, government, education, research, and policy analysis. Here are some of the job titles of our graduates: 

Business

  • Economist, data analyst, business intelligence analyst, pricing analyst, demand forecaster
  • Financial analyst, stockbroker, corporate planner, option trader
  • Sales representative, managers, market analyst, management analyst
  • Loan officers, trust officer, credit specialsit
  • Insurance underwriter, claims adjuster, actuarial specialist
  • International business managers, multinational production and trade analyst

Government

  • Economist
  • Public policy analyst
  • Statistician
  • Research analyst

Many of our graduates enter advanced studies in top-ranked universities and have successfully completed their degrees in the followng fields:

Advanced Studies

  • Economics
  • Data analytics and data science
  • Finance
  • Law
  • MBA 
  • Diplomacy and foreign affairs
  • Public Administration

 


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 Last Modified 1/8/19