Careers and Outcomes

Career options

Economics majors have opportunities to find jobs and use their skills to make a difference in many fields.


  • Consumer banking
  • Management

Business economics

  • Forecasting
  • International
  • Investment management
  • Investment research

Economic research

  • Data collection
  • Data analysis


  • Local
  • State
  • Federal


  • Private practice
  • Corporate law


Graduate options

Students with a degree in economics often score better on graduate admission exams than many other majors. This makes economics a very good degree program if you want to continue your studies beyond your bachelor’s degree. Our economics program is excellent preparation for students seeking graduate programs in economics, business, law school and other related fields.

Career Center

To help you prepare and search for jobs, the Missouri State Career Center provides a database of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interview opportunities. The Career Center also compiles information about what you can do with an economics degree.