The department of economics at Western Michigan University plays a big role in understanding the basics of economics on campus and in areas such as business, engineering and general education. At the undergraduate level the school offers a major and a minor and at the graduate level the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy prepare the students to be professional economists.

Careers for economic majors include:

  • Teaching
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Utilities
  • International trade
  • Politics
  • Public administration
  • Consulting
  • Resource and environmental management
  • International development planning
  • Computer/information services
  • Marketing

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