The decision-making skills that Economics majors learn are useful in a broad range of careers and industries. Employment opportunities exist in business, finance, labor organizations, government, and academia.
Government is a major employer of economists. Business and government economists collect and analyze data and provide forecasts and advice in a wide variety of organizational settings. Academic careers emphasize teaching and research skills and usually require an advanced degree. An undergraduate degree in economics prepares students for advanced study in economics as well as in related areas such as business administration, law, and public administration.
Why Choose Penn State Behrend for Your Economics Degree?