Turn Economic Theory into Actionable Business Practices
Master the Science of Money
Economics is more than just knowing how to handle money. It’s a social science analyzing the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services in order to explain how economies work. Economic experts provide vital insights to organizations and businesses on how to navigate every aspect of their field successfully.
The Jon M. Huntsman Bachelor of Science or Arts in Economics provides a strong grounding in economic theory. Students gain valuable research experience that prepares them for graduate school or various careers in business.
Degree at a Glance
Career Outlook for Graduates
USU graduates in economics are equipped to gather, organize, and interpret data using math and statistics. You can apply your economics degree toward a variety of sectors, including finance, business, public policy, and more.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for economists is projected to grow six percent from 2016 to 2026. To be competitive the the job market, USU's degree helps students gain strong analytical skills.
- Market Research Analyst – $63,120
- Financial Analyst – $85,660
- Actuary – $102,880
- Budget Analyst – $76,220
- Economist – $104,340
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018
Why Earn an Economics Degree from USU Online
USU Online's economics degree offers four emphasis options: economic theory, managerial economics, prelaw economics, and international economics and trade. The faculty have real-world experience and help you understand how abstract economic concepts are applied in real settings.
Online classes are not available to USU F-1 and J-1 sponsored students. International students sponsored by USU on a F-1 visa can study at Logan or Price campus and must register for face-to-face classes. International students sponsored by USU on a J-1 visa can study at Logan campus and must register for face-to-face classes.