Numbers and natural resources go hand-in-hand.

Economists are prepared to examine and solve high-level business, economic, and social problems thanks to a strong theoretical and analytical foundation coupled with business, engineering, science, mathematics, and social science courses. Prepare for graduate or law school or a career in the energy, environmental, financial, insurance, government, and retail sectors.

Experience Silicon Valley during spring break. Play the stock market with one of the top 50 student funds in the nation. Meet mentors, including Michigan Tech alumni. Conduct research alongside faculty. Get involved with one of our more than 240 student organizations such as Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international economics honor society. Gain experience developing a business from the ground up through Husky Innovate. Plus, learn from world-class faculty in small classes—you'll get to know your professors on a first-name basis.

Michigan Tech’s unique economics major is AACSB accredited and is backed with the power of a STEM-focused public research university. Having an economics degree with a technological spin will help you stand out to employers who are looking for the business leaders tomorrow needs. Want to accelerate your career? You can do that, too. Earn a master’s in one additional year through our Accelerated Master’s program.

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