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Might Econ Be for You?

Greetings! If you are considering majoring in economics, this is the page for you (detailed program information for our current majors is provided on other links).

Click Here for a video introduction to our major.

One benefit of majoring in economics is the career prospects, both for those pursuing career opportunities with an undergraduate degree and those going to graduate school. Click Here for a recent article on the top paying majors. 

Here is a list of where some of our alumni are working.

  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • JP Morgan Asset Management
  • SoundCloud
  • US Department of Education
  • Amazon

Here is a list of some of the positions our alumni hold.

  • Financial analyst
  • Legislative director
  • Research associate
  • Data analyst
  • Portfolio manager
  • Economic Analyst

Here is a list of degrees our alumni pursue.

  • Phd in Economics
  • PhD in Political Science
  • MBA
  • JD (a law degree)
  • MD (a medical degree)

If you would like to learn more about whether Economics is right for you, please click here for information about meeting with one of our advisors.

Michigan State University Department of Economics