Economics students studying during a lecture.


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. You’ll be prepared for graduate or law school or a career in the educational, energy, environmental, financial, insurance, government, and retail sectors.

Customize your degree with:

Minors are available in

You can also earn a master’s in one additional year through the Accelerated Master’s program.

Take courses like:

  • International Economics
  • Micro/Macro Economics
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Economic Decision Analysis
  • Game Theory/Strategic Behavior

Get hands-on experience like:

  • Customizing your degree with over 20 credits of free electives, which allows you to take classes from various disciplines, earn a minor, or just take classes for fun!
  • Developing a strong theoretical and analytical foundation for problem solving, which is an excellent preparation for graduate or law school.
  • Getting involved with one of our more than 240 student organizations such as Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international economics honor society
  • Gaining real-world experience by working with students across campus for the Business Development Experience where you’ll develop and present a business plan for a Senior Design or Enterprise project

Get a job like:

  • Economist
  • Consultant
  • Project Administrator
  • Statistician
  • Budget Analyst

Work for companies like:

  • Edward Jones
  • Ernst & Young
  • SN Phelps
  • Ameriprise Financial

Learn more about economics at Michigan Tech!