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Why Economics?

An economics degree can lead you anywhere! Of course economics prepares you for business, government, finance, and banking, but a degree in economics can also lead to many other interesting careers. Watch this 9-minute video to see how economics can be a tool for solving social problems.

Economics is also a profitable degree. According to Kiplinger, economics is the 4th best college major to build a career. No wonder with a profile that looks like this:

Starting salary: $51,400                                                   Mid-career salary: $97,700
Annual online job postings: 799,117                           Projected 10-year job growth: 15.3%

Why UMaine?

Listen what our students say! Kyle Franklin, Elyse Doyle, Ethan Trembley

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School of Economics
5782 Winslow Hall, Room 206
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207.581.3154 | Fax: 207.581.4278E-mail: teisl@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
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