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Studying Quantitative Economics at Weber State

If you plan to continue your education by entering a master’s or Ph.D. program in economics, finance or a quantitatively oriented MBA, Weber State’s quantitative economics major is for you.

Quantitative Economics Highlights

Weber State's quantitative economics program is excellent preparation for a career in actuarial science. Not only will you gain a comprehensive understanding of the field of economics, but you'll be trained by our award-winning faculty in microeconomics, macroeconomics and mathematical economics.

Weber’s John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This distinction is held by fewer than 6% of all business schools.

Beyond the Classroom

International students graduating with STEM degrees have the option of three years of Optional Practical Training in the United States.

Erin Facer

Class of 2017

“(Faculty) put all of their energy, their money and their focus on helping develop good people more so than just students. They want us to graduate, but they want us to be good people that have a strong impact and influence in the places that we go after college.”

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

As a quantitative economics major, you’ll learn:

  • Data analysis
  • Tabulating and manipulating data
  • Applying statistical methods and testing hypothesis.

You'll also gain skills in microeconomics and macroeconomics, mathematical economics, communication skills, written and oral and an understanding and interpreting relationships between economic indicators.

What You CAN DO After Weber

As a quantitative economics graduate, you will graduate with strong quantitative, mathematical and statistical background, along with gaining knowledge and skills in data and business fundamentals. Recent graduates have gone on to become data scientists, data analysts, investment bankers, actuaries and financial analysts. If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective

Quantitative Economics is not just about numbers; it's about using data to shape the future. This degree arms you with the power to forecast trends, drive business strategies, and influence economic policies. Embrace the challenge—become an architect of business and economics solutions in a world driven by data.

Gavin Roberts