98% of graduates from the School of Management are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.
School of Management
A Balanced Economics Education
"I major in applied math and have minors in economics and data science and analytics, and this combination is helping me do some really unique research on women in Latin America. I’ll be examining macro- versus micro-economies and creating a compartmentalized model of how government funding is being deployed and how it could be deployed more effectively."
Mathematics Major, Data Science and Analytics Minor, Economics MinorRead Rebecca's Story
"I feel the Marist community is always rooting for you and willing to help. What I considered home seems to have expanded at Marist. Home is not just a physical space – it’s the people and relationships."
Economics Major, Political Science Major, Environmental Policy MinorRead Mac's Story
"I was intensely interested in having a study abroad experience. The Marist branch campus in Florence offered me a highly organized option and removed a lot of stressors. I could take required core classes while studying away."
Economics Major, Business Minor, French MinorRead Grace's Story
Leading Economics Faculty
In the world of modern economics, experience counts. Our faculty arrive at Marist with years of professional accolades and a wide range of professional experiences in both the private and public sectors. This type of insight and mentorship is absolutely invaluable at all stages of your career in economics. View all School of Management faculty >
Dr. Finnigan, along with teaching Investment Analysis, Financial Management, Financial Markets, Financial Literacy, Micro and Macro Economics, enjoys raising his five children, coaching youth soccer, and running marathons.
Della Lee Sue
Dr. Lee Sue, who teaches both undergraduate and graduate economics at Marist, focuses her research on labor economics and market analysis and enjoys spending time with her German Shepherd and origami.
Top-Tier Career Placement
The experiential learning, expert faculty, and comprehensive curriculum in Marist’s Economics program prepare our students for entry-level positions after graduation. This sets you up for long-term career success. Below are just a few examples of the high-profile career destinations Marist Economics students attain.
Marist Economics By the Numbers
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual wage for economists is over $105,000.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be a 14% increase in economist jobs over the next decade.
The Value of a Marist Education
At Marist, we pride ourselves on our dedication to providing our students with a well-rounded liberal arts education that prepares them for practical experience and profound success in their field. But don't just take our word for it - the numbers speak for themselves.