The Economics and Finance discipline helps to prepare students for careers in either the public or private sectors.
Economics majors find private sector jobs in the fields of:
- insurance & risk management
- marketing and sales
Jobs in public sector agencies:
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- U.S. House of Representatives
- Federal Reserve
- Federal Trade Commission
- State Department
A Shepherd University major or minor in Economics is excellent preparation for a student wishing to attend law school.
It will also prepare a student for graduate studies in:
- international affairs
- public policy
Click here to watch a video about careers in economics and finance by the American Economic Association.
Click here for Cooperative Education opportunities.