Economics Major: Careers & Outcomes

Where can an economics degree take you?

Where our graduates are working

Around 65% of recent graduates in the Economics Department have entered the workforce directly after Truman. Here are some of the places they are working:

  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
  • Boeing
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Missouri Public Service Commission
  • Wells Fargo
  • United States Agency for International Development

Graduate/professional schools our graduates are attending

In recent years, approximately 35% of the Economics Department’s graduates have entered graduate or professional schools (PhD, MA, MS, MBA, MPA, MHA, JD).

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Missouri
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • University of California – Berkeley
  • Duke University
  • University of Chicago
Where can  your Truman degree take you?
Truman’s vibrant learning community allows you to explore everything that sparks your curiosity as you develop effective communication, problem-solving and leadership skills for a successful career launch. Starting your first year at Truman, you can use helpful resources provided by Truman’s Career Center to find internship and employment opportunities based on your career interests and goals.

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