Business
Economics

Are you fascinated by the way money moves around, how investments work, and what drives the government's financial decision-making processes? If you would like to understand more about these things then a career centered around economics is the logical choice for you.

Your course which will be at least a Bachelor's will teach you about banking, finance, statistics, accounting, productivity, economic systems and the interpretation of consumer data. You will also study the major work studies, the influence of sociological aspects, data handling, investments, currency, micro-economics and macro-economics. If you are intending to undertake research, become an analyst or lecture in an economics-related field, you will need to attain a Master's or PhD first. Many graduates will minor in subjects like investments, banking, accounting or marketing, for example.

Some of the more popular careers awaiting graduates of an economics course include:

• Financial manager

• Economist

• Corporate financial advisor

• Investments analyst

• Marketing director

The expected level of demand is highest for the area of personal financial advising where it looks set to continue increasing.ics can pursue, including in fields of research, marketing, finance and accounting.  In addition, there are numerous jobs within governmental and private sectors that economists can fill.

The minimum standard requirement for many entry level positions includes a bachelor's degree, however many students continue their studies at the graduate level.  Students majoring in economics have a wide range of career choices that include anything from becoming a personal or corporate financial advisor, budget analyst or a financial manager. 

Additionally, numerous positions in government, corporate investing and international relations are perfect for those with a degree in economics. 

Most economics programs will encompass courses that deal with accounting, statistics, banking, finance and macro as well as microeconomics.  Many graduate programs offer advanced studies related to specific areas within the domain of economics and provide students with even more options in terms of career track and employability.

The job outlook for future graduates varies by area of concentration.  For example, personal financial advising openings are expected to grow by 30 percent by 2018, while financial managers can expect average growth at about 8%.  Overall, the job outlook appears to be average to above average for the next few years.

Schools That Offer This Program:
Career Point College
Career Point College
Texas A&M-University Commerce
Strayer University
Strayer University
Western International University
Western International University
Western International University
Trumbull Business College
National College of Business & Technology
National College of Business & Technology
National College of Business & Technology
National College of Business & Technology
UEI College
Everglades University
Everglades University
Lincoln College of New England
Lincoln College of New England
Lincoln College of New England
Lincoln College of Technology
Lincoln College of Technology
Lincoln College of Technology
Southwestern College
Southwestern College
Lincoln College Online
Grantham University
Grantham University
Grantham University
Brookline College
Brookline College
Brookline College
Florida Career College
Florida Career College
New England Institute of Technology
New England Institute of Technology
Computer Systems Institute
American Intercontinental University
American Intercontinental University
American Intercontinental University
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Tester TD
Tester TD
Tester TD
Tester TD
Tester TD
Tester TD
Brown Mackie College
South University
South University
The Art Institutes
The Art Institutes
Advanced Training
Bryant & Stratton College
Bryant & Stratton College
Landsdale School of Business
Landsdale School of Business
Southern New Hampshire University
Southern New Hampshire University
CSI
CSI
CSI
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