Economics and Finance

This department offers bachelor degree programs in economics and finance, and these degrees are among the most popular on campus. We prepare our undergraduate students to thrive in demanding graduate programs across the country and in careers with industry leaders and government. We also offer master programs in economics, financial economics, and data analytics. Faculty in our department are leading experts in their fields and have been honored with numerous teaching, mentoring, and research awards.

Economics and Finance Students in Industry

In recent years, our students have been recruited by industry leaders such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Chase, Koch Industries, Zions Bank, and many more.

Professionals in business meeting.

Our graduates have been placed into programs at Utah State, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Harvard, Utah, Oxford, UC San Diego, Arizona, Cornell, Northwestern, Chicago Booth, Purdue, Penn State, Kentucky, North Carolina, Arizona State, and many more.

Academic Programs


AI and the Great Chessboard of Humanity

When IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer defeated reigning world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997, some said it was the beginning of a long-predicted takeover of the human world by Artificial Intelligence. Similar concerns were expressed when the internet...

Huntsman School Announces Five New Endowed Professors

Douglas D. Anderson, Dean of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, announced that five faculty members would be recognized for their outstanding teaching, research, and service through named professorships. “An endowed professorship is viewed in the uni...

2022-2023 Student and Employee Awards

Each year, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business recognizes top-performing students, staff, and faculty for their academic and professional accomplishments. For the 2022-2023 academic year, we would like to acknowledge and commend the following individua...

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