Economics Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.

Programs:
  • BS in Business - Economics
  • MS: Finance: Financial Management
  • MS: Finance: Financial Planning
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Since 1866, Davenport University has been providing students with real-world experience, giving them the edge they need to get the career they want.

Our goal is to offer guaranteed job placement to most of our students by 2020. 

Locations:  Warren, MI

Programs:
  • Finance, BBA

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Get the real-world training you need to build a better career at CDI College. Choose from morning, afternoon and evening classes at one of many community-based locations across Canada.

Locations:  Montreal, QC Longueuil, QC Laval, QC

Programs:
  • Financial Management - LEA.AC

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Your Career in Economics Starts with a Degree

If you're interested in a career in economics, you'll have a chance to work in business, finance, or insurance, or you might work in applied research. An economics program will guide you through a variety of courses including: microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and history of economic thought. Math, computer science, and sampling theory and survey design are recommended. An economics degree can open doors to a career in analysis studies, applied or development economics, and micro- and macroeconomics. After you finish your economics program, you could end up working for a manufacturing firm, a business association, or for the federal government.

Use Your Economics Degree to Grow Your Career

Trade school can be a great way to pursue your degree in economics. There are a number of career paths open to you once you earn an economics degree. Some fields related to economics are
  • Financial manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Operations research analyst
Many economists pursue bachelor?s degrees, which take approximately 120 credit hours, or advanced degrees, such as a master's degree in economics, which takes approximately sixteen months to complete. If you're looking to work for the federal government, you'll also be taking courses in statistics, accounting, or calculus. If a career in economics is in your future, expect competition for jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that most people with a bachelor's degree in economics are working in business, finance, and insurance. Jobs for economists are concentrated in large cities. Median wage for economists in 2008 was $83,590, with average annual salary for economists working for the U.S. government making $108,010.