Put your analytical skills to work in the world of business.
You’re smart, focused and interested in the complex workings of the business. Challenge yourself with a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree.
You will learn to gather, organize and critically analyze data using mathematical formulas and statistics. You will develop models to predict the impact of investments, policy decision, industry trends, demographics, and other variables. In the end, you will determine how societies, governments, businesses, households, and individuals allocate their resources among competing interests.
An Economics degree will reward you with an exciting career and high earning potential.
Interested in a dual major in Economics and Business Administration? You can make it happen in just four years.
Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.
Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.
Benefit from real-world experiences.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for economists was $101,050 in May 2016.
Why choose Edinboro?
As you pursue your Economics degree, you will learn to think critically and analytically in order to make optimal decisions, allocate resources and solve complex economic problems. In addition, you will have opportunities to:
- Conduct research and present at professional conferences such as the Pennsylvania Economic Association.
- Take advantage of internship opportunities at companies in Erie, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and other cities.
- Present your work at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland poster competition.
Alumni success adds value to your Economics degree.
Many of our graduates pursue graduate degrees, while others quickly find employment in private corporations, non-profits organizations, financial institutions, and government agencies. Edinboro alumni have built successful careers as economists, financial analysts, credit analysts, policy analysts, bank officers, loan officers, market research analysts and economic consultants all across the country at prestigious organizations such as:
- J.P. Morgan
- BNY Mellon
- BSI Financial Services
- Kish Bank
- PNC Bank
- Progressive Insurance
- Monahan & Monahan
- PREXEL International