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.
2022 Career Day
Kennadi Haythorne, BS 2020, Investment Advisor Service Associate, Correct Capital Wealth Management David Becker, BS 2012, Lead Product Owner at World Wide Technology Brandon, Giesegh, BS/MA 2015, Manager, Supply Chain Analytics at SCM Connections
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.