Career Outlook

The economics major is both a business field as well as a social science field, the major provides relevant training for a wide variety of careers. Most economists focus on the practical application of economics in both the private and government sectors.

There are many career opportunities for a major in Economics. Graduates can look forward to many popular jobs utilizing economics: financial analyst, accountant, controller, project manager, business analyst, banker, business process consultant, or personal banker to name a few.

At a corporation, economists can be found forecasting demand, analyzing market competition, and studying the impact of economic variables and government policies.

In the financial sector economists assess risk, evaluate clients and study market data.

Economists also frequently work in government, writing and researching reports, enforcing legislation, studying environmental issues and tracking budgets and tax revenue.

International organizations also regularly hire economic majors.

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Economics

Department of Economics
Dr. Steven Caudill, Chair
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
email: scaudill@fau.edu
p: (561) 297-2167
office: KH(25) 141A

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Accreditation

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

The FAU College of Business is proud to be an accredited member of AACSB
(The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International, the premier accreditation agency for Schools of Business worldwide.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top 50 online graduate business programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Online MBA programs

Best Online MBA Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Online Veterans

Best Online Veterans Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

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Best MBA Sports Program

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business MBA in Sport Management program is among the best in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness International.

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Best For Veterans

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business has been named the top business school in South Florida for veterans by Military Times magazine. It is also a top 50 business school in the country for veteran education, according to the 2015 “Best for Vets” survey.

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