Economics students at The University of Toledo have unheard-of opportunities to work with faculty on research and even have their research funded. An economics degree helps you develop critical thinking skills that can be applied to your career and help you keep up with changing technology.
Undergraduates in The University of Toledo’s economics bachelor’s degree program study the national economy and individual markets. What sets UToledo’s program apart from others is the opportunities undergraduates have to do research — and even get it funded.
Change is a constant in today’s work environment. Economics is the kind of “big picture” major that is useful in many careers and as preparation for graduate programs, including law school.
UToledo’s faculty members in the Department of Economics don’t give you the answers. They teach you to consider a problem, analyze data and use critical thinking skills to appraise costs and benefits. These skills are useful in any career field, whether you go into business, government or nonprofit management.
UToledo economics graduates have analytical skills, strong quantitative backgrounds and excellent communication skills. These skills apply to a wide variety of jobs in many fields and provide great career flexibility.
"What I learned at The University of Toledo was very beneficial to my job now and prepared me to be a major contributor to the state right out of school. Probably one of the best life decisions I have made. … I know the benefits of the program and enjoyed every second of it."
John Etnier, ’15, Tax and Revenue Analyst, State Budget Agency, Indiana
UToledo’s Department of Economics offers a wide variety of courses in economics. Many of our students double major or minor in other subjects.