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Economics Degree at Hawaii Pacific University (HPU)

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Economics Degree

The economics program at Hawaii Pacific University prepares students for careers as a consultant, financial analyst, market analyst, public policy analyst, purchasing manager, and research assistant. The program focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation, and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Program courses include: economic theory, micro and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and public policy issues. Get more details below including other Hawaii colleges that offer economics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Economics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. HPU offers a bachelor's degree program in economics.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male3
Female0

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Hispanic1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Economics program at Hawaii Pacific University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Economists

  • Description:

    Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, economists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.1% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Honolulu, HI
      • Total Employment: 40
      • Average Hourly Rate: $30.81
      • Average Annual Salary: $64,080

Survey Researchers

  • Description:

    Plan, develop, or conduct surveys. May analyze and interpret the meaning of survey data, determine survey objectives, or suggest or test question wording. Includes social scientists who primarily design questionnaires or supervise survey teams.

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in economics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Economics Programs in Hawaii

Economics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI
Type: 4-Year Public College

100 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B,M,D)
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University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI
Type: 4-Year Public College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)