Many of today’s highest-paying careers involve finance or economics. It’s not just stockbrokers or those in management careers. These fields can take you in many directions — law, financial advising, bank management, research, analysis and insurance underwriting, to name just a few. In the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Central Missouri, we prepare you with the critical thinking and problem-solving skills to succeed in your chosen business area.
Our students gain a thorough understanding of markets, giving them the framework to analyze various business problems and offer solutions. You’ll also learn how government policies affect individuals and companies — knowledge that will make you an informed citizen and a savvy business professional.
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Multiple scholarships available
Student access to Bloomberg terminals
Top 100 - Affordable Econ Degrees (University HQ)
Best Value Finance Bachelor’s (College Factual)
16:1 departmental student-to-faculty ratio
Find your passion and unlock your potential with the career-focused benefits of our Department of Economics and Finance:
Every industry needs the analytical capabilities and problem-solving skills that you’ll learn in our programs. You can work in banking, insurance, manufacturing, multinational businesses, entertainment, high tech or any other industry that needs financial management.
With personal attention from faculty, opportunities for hands-on practice and collaboration with peers, you’ll gain the skills to succeed in your career. At UCM, we’re dedicated to helping every student develop their goals and the skills to achieve them.
We’re proud of the training and internship experiences in the Department of Economics and Finance that propel our graduates into successful careers. As a student, you can choose from a wide variety of opportunities to “learn by doing” at prestigious businesses nearby or internationally, giving you an advantage when you seek exciting positions after graduation. Our faculty invests time and attention to help you find your professional path and follow it into a fulfilling career.
A degree in Economics and Finance can be your route to becoming a valued decision-maker: