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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 (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree108
    Master's Degree26
    Doctorate Degree4

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male108
    Female30

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian1
    Asian3
    Black8
    Hispanic6
    White89
    Unknown2

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Baker University

Baldwin City, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)
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Washburn University

Topeka, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)
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Benedictine College

Atchison, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)
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Emporia State University

Emporia, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)
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Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B,M,D)
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Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)
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Bethany College

Lindsborg, KS
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)
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Wichita State University

Wichita, KS
Type: 4-Year Public College

24 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B,M)
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Barton Community College

Great Bend, KS
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Economics (A)