Department of Economics, Law & Politics
The Department of Economics, Law and Politics offers programs in Economics, Political Science, Paralegal, International Studies and Pre-Law. Each major provides an excellent foundation for law school or graduate school by enhancing research and writing skills, offering both fundamental knowledge for careers and challenges that expose you to unanticipated experiences.
Our dedicated faculty members have unique, diverse backgrounds that offer a blend of policy, law, judicial and international affairs experience. They’re actively engaged in government and public processes, and are excited to collaborate with you.
Enhance your education outside of the classroom by getting involved in one of the many active, engaged student organizations geared toward local, state and national politics.
Department of Economics, Law & Politics degrees give you a broad foundation to build on in innumerable ways. From U.S. government or international relations, to public law or economics, you’ll be exceedingly prepared to pursue a career in any facet of your choosing.
Three closely related majors in the department mean you can double or even triple major by taking a small number of additional credits.
McKenna Togstad’s interest in Broadway inspires undergraduate research publication in Issues in Political EconomyAs an Economics major at MSUM, McKenna Togstad expressed interest in the National Student Exchange (NSE) program because she wanted […]
Economics major, Precious Umunna, serves as Congressional Intern for Senator Amy KlobucharPrecious Umunna was selected to serve as a Congressional Intern for Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar in Washington, D.C. in summer […]
Hansen presents economic recovery insights and outlook to the Moorhead Rotary ClubDr. T. J. Hansen presented “Economic Recovery and COVID-19: An Update,” at the Tuesday, July 27, 2021 meeting of the Moorhead Rotary Club. After […]
Hansen presents economic recovery insights and outlook to the Moorhead Rotary ClubDr. T. J. Hansen presented “Economic Recovery and COVID-19: An Update,” at the Tuesday, July 27, 2021 meeting of the […]
Economic Society Debuts Alumni Career Chat SeriesThe Alumni Career Chat speaker series invites MSUM Economics alumni to share their stories of how being students at MSUM […]