Economics Degree at University of Kansas

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Economics Degree

The economics program at University of Kansas 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 Kansas 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 Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree101
Master's Degree12
Doctorate Degree10

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male99
Female24

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian4
Black5
Hispanic2
White75
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Economics program at University of Kansas, 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

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 Kansas

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,...)

Baker University

Baldwin City, KS
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Washburn University

Topeka, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Benedictine College

Atchison, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Emporia State University

Emporia, KS
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 45 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B,M,D)

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Bethany College

Lindsborg, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Barton Community College

Great Bend, KS
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Economics (A)

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