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Outcomes & Careers

As economics traditionally has its roots in social sciences, the career paths for the degree are decidedly rich and varied. The Department of Economics focuses on applied microeconomics that provides a broad background for careers in many areas, including:

  • Urban economics
  • Health care analysis and management
  • Public administration
  • Economic analysis and consulting
  • Banking and finance

Economics also provides an excellent background for postgraduate study in a variety of careers, including law, health care, and related disciplines such as international studies and economic development.