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Career Opportunities

An economics degree from Furman can prepare you for careers in dozens of diverse fields. Upon graduation, about one third of our graduates enter the financial industry, including real estate, insurance, banking, finance, and investments. Ten to fifteen percent will enter law school, while the remaining students pursue a wide variety of educational and occupational endeavors, such as business, consulting, actuarial science, public policy, urban planning, hospital administration, environmental management, and international development.

Developing strong analytical skills is the backbone of the economics degree at Furman. But we know these skills are of no use without the ability to communicate, which is why our program teaches you to effectively present information to diverse bodies—a talent that will put you in demand in any job market.