Economics - Managerial Economics
Managerial Economics goes beyond the limits of traditional economics and business majors, blending a thorough grounding in economic theory with business knowledge and applications. Students in the Managerial Economics sequence receive in-depth training to economics and quantitative methods, problem-solving strategies, critical thinking and effective communication skills.
Students who study Economics will learn to use ideas developed by economists and to investigate current issues both in the public and private sectors.
Point of Pride
The Economics Student Association organizes several annual events, including trips to the Federal Reserve Bank, a Career Night, and special seminar speakers.
Why study Economics - Managerial Economics?
Managerial Economics bridges economic theory and business knowledge and applications to formulate rational managerial decisions. This sequence is designed for students who desire a more focused degree in Economics that combines the core skills in the discipline with a fundamental understanding of basic business tools including accounting, finance, and data management.
Managerial Economics prepares students to establish careers in every area of business and industry, including marketing, analysis, consulting, financial services, accounting, entrepreneurship, real estate and government. Many Managerial Economics graduates have entered advanced degree programs in Economics (M.A., M.S., and Ph.D.), business management (MBA), accounting (MPAc) and law (J.D.).
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!