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Center for Environmental, Economic, Earth and Space Studies
Sattgast 230
Phone: (218) 755-2920
Fax: (218) 755-4107

Mailing Address:
1500 Birchmont Drive NE #27
Bemidji, MN 56601-2699

Economics, Major

Most of the skills used in a particular job are learned on that job.  An Economics degree demonstrates you are ready to learn on the job.  Completing a degree in Econ shows you have the ability to think critically, work hard, and solve problems.  On average, econ graduates make among the highest salaries.  Partially, this is due to the doors that stand open for them: graduate school in economics, but also in law (econ is the 2nd most common undergraduate degree for lawyers, behind pre-law).  But it is also due to the confidence that employers have in economics graduates ability to adapt to challenging situations.