Economics Degree at University of Iowa (UI)

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Economics Degree

The economics program at University of Iowa 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 Iowa 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. UI has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree125
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate0
Master's Degree4
Doctorate Degree8

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male102
Female35

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian7
Black2
Hispanic4
White87
Unknown6

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Economics program at University of Iowa, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

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 Iowa

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,...)

Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Loras College

Dubuque, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Central College

Pella, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

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

Wartburg College

Waverly, IA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Drake University

Des Moines, IA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

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

Simpson College

Indianola, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Economics (B)

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