What can I do with my degree?

Some of the job titles held by economic majors include market analyst, real estate agent, urban planner, policy analyst, business forecaster, research assistant, and statistician, among many, many others. To some extent, all of these job require the application of the analytical skills, which are necessary for those studying economics.

Our graduates have found employment with a wide variety of employers, from banks to major retail outlet chains, to accounting firms and market research companies.

Finally, of course, you can pursue a graduate level degree in economics. Such a degree, like a master's or a Ph.D., allows you to work in higher-level positions and/or allow you to teach economics.

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Department of Economics
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-752-1019 fax