Economics Degree at Georgia State University

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Economics Degree

The economics program at Georgia State 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 Georgia 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. Georgia State University has offered the following academic levels for students:

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

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree102
Master's Degree20
Doctorate Degree12

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male94
Female40

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian9
Black35
Hispanic11
White50
Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien25
Unknown3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: 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

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

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, economists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 360
    • Average Hourly Rate: $46.01
    • Average Annual Salary: $95700

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 Georgia

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,...)

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (C,B)

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 160 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B,M,D)

Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Strayer University - Georgia

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Economics (A,B)

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)
  • International Economics (B)

Shorter University

Rome, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Wesleyan College

Macon, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
56.65%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
94%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,112