Results and Outcomes

At no other time in the last seventy years has it been more apparent that people from all corners of the world depend on leaders who understand the behavior of the economy. A bachelor’s degree in economics provides the kind of invaluable analytical training required for this understanding and can lead to numerous careers in financial services, consumer products, insurance and a wide range of other fields.

Economics graduates from Saint Joseph’s are no exception. They have gone on to successful careers on many levels. Some of the positions recent graduates have accepted include:

  • Assistant Financial Administrator
  • Compliance Specialist
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Client Services Associate
  • Closer/Funder
  • Evaluation Analyst
  • Underwriter
  • Sales Manager
  • Team Leader

Well-known businesses continue to recruit and hire Saint Joseph’s economics graduates on an annual basis. Among the more recent are the AFLAC, Lincoln Financial Group,, Smith Barney Investments, and The Vanguard Group.

Other students choose to take their education to the next level and enter graduate school. Recent undergraduates have gone on to further study at, among other institutions, Drexel University, the London School of Economics, Rutgers University and Vanderbilt University.

Economics graduates, because of their unique skill set, may find a variety of fields and rewarding positions in which they can apply their talents and training. In the most recent survey year (2011)[1], the average starting salary for a Saint Joseph’s economics graduate was $37,500.

Chosen Career Paths

[1]Based on 5 respondents to CDC survey