Quantitative Economics

Degree: B.A.

Focus on the statistical and mathematical applications of economics with a rewarding degree in Quantitative Economics from Millersville University.

Why Study This Program?

A degree in Quantitative Economics from Millersville University allows students to study statistical and mathematical applications of economics. With the flexible nature of economics, students have the opportunity to take a wide range of courses that not only fit their interests, but also prepare them to pursue further education or enter the workforce.

All economics courses are taught at Millersville University’s state-of-the art, multimedia-equipped classrooms. In addition, the department has its own computer lab, equipped with advanced statistical software subscriptions to a wide range of national and international databases.

What Will You Learn?

Millersville economics students receive personalized instruction in the classroom, individualized counsel outside of class, opportunities for hands-on experience, and counsel in career pursuits. Students take an array of courses including macroeconomics, microeconomics, statistics, calculus, history of economic thought and econometrics. In addition to traditional classwork, students have the opportunity to complete two different types of student research within this field - an honors thesis or an original project through the capstone course. 

The economics department also encourages all economics majors to include a co-op/internship experience to gain valuable real-world experience in the field. Past students have interned for a variety of companies including Armstrong World Industries, British Petroleum, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Cardno ENTRIX, Illuminas, Intel Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Merrill Lynch, Monsanto, Morgan Stanley, Social Security Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture.