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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.

Meet our Faculty and Staff

Economics and Finance Students in Industry

professional students

Student placement in jobs and graduate school highlights the value of studying in our department. 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, and our graduates have placed into programs at Utah State, Utah, Oxford, UC San Diego, Arizona, Cornell, Northwestern, Chicago Booth, Purdue, Mississippi, Memphis, Penn State, Kentucky, North Carolina, Arizona State, Ohio State, Florida State, Washington State and many more.

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Farewell to Long-Time Friends

Farewell to Long-Time Friends

Saying goodbye is never easy. As we say goodbye to some of the faculty members, we analyze the positive impact they have made during their time at USU.

To Live & Live Well

To Live & Live Well

Great leaders strive to live the kind of life that Ralph Waldo Emerson described, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Daily life around the world has been deeply impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, from how we communicate, work, spend, and engage with healthcare, to our consumption of food, education, and the availability of goods and services. In a look at The Big Pictur...