One of the most attractive features of a degree in economics is the flexibility it offers. Economists are in demand by employers in almost every field - from health care to technology, from sports to politics, and almost everywhere in between. In 2013, economics majors were ranked in the top ten of the most in demand majors by employers, according to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
Economics majors have one of the lowest unemployment rates and one of the highest starting salaries of all college majors. In addition, Economics majors ran 15 on the 2013 Majors that Pay You Back scale - the highest of any business degree - with an average mid-year salary of $94,000.
The UW-L College of Business Administration (CBA) holds accreditation at both undergraduate and graduate levels from AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This is a hallmark of distinction as less than five percent of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation.
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Seminar Speaker - Jana PeliovaThe Economics Department invites you to our next seminar on Friday, February 27th (3:30 room 203). Jana Peliova (member of the Faculty of National Economy, University of Economics in Bratislava) will present "Experimenting with purchase history based price discrimination". More of »
Michael Haupert: College grads boost economy (Febrary 15, 2015) More of »
Seminar Speaker - Brad HumphreysThe Economics Department invites you to our next seminar on Friday, February 20th (3:30 room 203). Brad Humphreys (West Virginia) will present "Professional Sports Facilities, Teams and Property Values: Evidence from Seattle's Key Arena." More of »
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