UW-Stevens Point Economics graduates at work
- John List '92Homer J. Livingston Distinguished Service Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago and co-author of "The Why Axis"
- Devin Christensen '13Graduate student at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Joe LaFleur '73Manager at GP Strategies in Corporation Bel Air, Md.
Choose Economics at UW-Stevens Point
As an economics student in the
School of Business and Economics
at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, you’ll develop a method of thinking and analysis that can be applied to a variety of different fields. You can select courses in areas that will prepare you for your chosen career path or for admission to graduate school in economics, law, business administration, public administration or other disciplines.
have real-world experience in a wide range of business disciplines as well as degrees from some of the most highly respected universities internationally. You’ll benefit from our hands-on style of instruction, personal attention and comprehensive understanding of our fields as you learn key concepts and practices of business applications.
Career opportunities in Economics
When you major in economics at UW-Stevens Point, the payoff is clear as our students are among the university’s highest paid graduates.
can vary substantially depending on your level of responsibility and your employer’s size, location and industry.
Graduates of the economics program find employment in various areas including private and public businesses, state or federal government, nonprofit institutions, schools, banks, financial management firms and law firms.
Building your résumé
Develop the skills you learn in
the classroom and expand your network by obtaining an internship. The School
of Business and Economics works with Central Wisconsin’s business community to
offer you internship positions
at some of the strongest companies and
organizations in the area including Northwestern Mutual Financial Network,
Greenheck Fan, Associated Bank, Sentry Insurance, Progressive Insurance and the
Green Bay Packers.
Student support services
The School of Business and Economics (SBE) boasts a unique
that helps set a standard for excellence, pairing students new to SBE with someone who understands the questions and challenges they face.
Once accepted into the School of Business and Economics, a student is matched with a
who offers the student guidance for course selection, possible internship opportunities and insight on what to expect after graduation.