Economics Degree Programs | Webster University

Economics

Webster's bachelor of arts in economics provides a foundation for how the global economy works: including the study of institutions, concepts, policy and tools of analysis.

The BA in Economics helps students explore the factors that determine production, distribution, and consumption of resources.  Students gain an understanding of basic economics concepts, and how policy changes impact the economy. Expert faculty help students apply micro and macro economic concepts to real-world settings. 

The bachelor of arts (BA) in economics at Webster University provides students with a foundation in the discipline of economics. Students develop an analytical mindset alongside a strong economic awareness of the world. Students pursue one of three tracks, math, business or liberal arts, which in addition to core and specialized elective coursework, allows students to tailor their economics studies to suit their interests and strengths.

What Do Economics Graduates Go on to Do?

Economics graduates are employed in a wide range of industries, including government, politics, journalism, banking, insurance, and other financial sectors. Employers value economics graduates for their application of data and analytics to solve problems. Many graduates continue their studies at law school or other business graduate programs. 

Job Outlook

  • Jobs for economists are predicted to increase by 6% through 2026 (www.bls.gov).
  • In May 2017, the median annual wage for economists was $102,490 (www.bls.gov).

Economics Academic Programs

To read about specific program requirements, learning outcomes and how to apply, click on a program from the following list:

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