Spring 2020 graduate Terran Hill found support and friendship in UMSL’s close-knit Department of Economics, and the knowledge he gained helped prepare him to reach his next goal: law school. He now plans to attend Cornell Law School.
Marcela is now Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at Centene. She was most recently honored by the St. Louis Business Journal in their 2019 listing of the Most Influential Business Women.
STEM Designation - The BS Econ and MA Econ programs at UMSL have been designated as STEM Programs (CIP Code: 450603: Econometrics and Quantitative Economics), effective Fall 2019. This reclassification entitles certain F1 visa holders to additional OPT benefits. Learn more here.
Welcome to UMSL Economics!
Economics is about decision-making. We make decisions every day in our personal lives and in business. Economics focuses on trade-offs and unintended consequences when we make decisions. Our students acquire knowledge and a versatile set of skills that are highly valued in the workplace, as evidenced by the strong placements of our graduates .
At UMSL's Department of Economics, you'll find strong student-faculty relationships, peer mentoring, attentive advisers, and coursework that gets you where you want to be.