Economics Degree at University of Denver (DU)

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Economics Degree

The economics program at University of Denver 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 Colorado 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. University of Denver has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2014)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree17
Master's Degree6

Students by Gender (2014)

 Graduates
Male14
Female9

Students by Race (2014)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black1
White13
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Economics program at DU, 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

  • Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO
    • Total Employment: 140
    • Average Hourly Rate: $43.82
    • Average Annual Salary: $91,140

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 Colorado

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 130 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B,M)

Metropolitan State College of Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Regis University

Denver, CO
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B,M)
  • Applied Economics (B,M)

University of Colorado at Boulder

Boulder, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 260 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B,M,D)

United States Air Force Academy

USAFA, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 53 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics (B)
  • International Economics (B)

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 170 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B,M,D)

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