Are you seeking a flexible yet challenging major with excellent career outcomes? Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Economics major is a rigorous program that allows you to tailor your coursework to fit your interests.
Economics graduates work in a wide range of fields and experience rewarding careers, including business, law, education, international affairs, public policy, finance and research. More than half of MSUM's Economics alumni earn at least $115,000.
Students like you are our first priority. Our small core of majors helps ensure each student receives plenty of individualized attention and one-on-one mentorship from highly knowledgeable faculty and staff.
Economics students are routinely involved in challenging academic activities that help prepare them for graduate school or careers in the field. This includes presenting at local, regional and national conferences; joining student organizations; and conducting research.
Visit alumni at their place of work to experience first-hand the possibilities an Economics degree from MSU Moorhead holds.
The Economic Society, MSUM’s economics club, sponsors a variety of professional and social activities that allow you to learn more about economics and engage in networking opportunities.
As an economics major at MSUM, you will develop your own research project with faculty mentorship. You will also enhance your education by getting involved outside the classroom. Students are encouraged to join an organization or attend related campus and community events to enrich their experience.
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MSUM’s economics program allows you to tailor your coursework to fit your career goals, whether it's business, law, education, international affairs, public policy, finance or research. Here is just a sample of high-paying economics careers that are predicted to have considerable job growth in the next 10 years.
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