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Fast Facts

  • Sheryl Sandberg, Elon Musk, Lionel Richie, Diane von Furstenberg, and Warren Buffett all studied economics.
  • Economists made an average of $105,630 per year. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

About the Program

If you study economics, you'll find there's actually a science behind how and why money gets spent in a society. At UAB, we'll get you ready for a career in research, consulting, or other industry.

To get prepared, you need a solid foundation in economics and decision-sciences, and that's exactly what our program will give you. Whether you're into data-driven analysis or the philosophy of decision science, we have a concentration that's perfect for you. Choose between mathematical economics, economic analysis and policy, or philosophy, politics, and economics. You will have the opportunity to make networking connections through organizations such as the Economics Club, International Business Association, and the Business Honors Program.


  • Mathematical Economics
  • Economic Analysis and Policy
  • Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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This program delivers most of its content via on-campus, in-person meetings.

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