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Expand your horizons with Economics

Expand your horizons with Economics

Start seeing the world differently. Start thinking like an economist.

The Department of Economics at DePaul will prepare you for a wide range of careers in business, financial institutions, government and public service.

Why enroll in programs offered by the Department of Economics? 

  • Specialized curricula with small class sizes
  • Relevant coursework that prepares graduates for immediate job placement and career advancement
  • A distinguished faculty with real-world experience


Earn a degree in economics from the Driehaus College of Business or the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. Or earn a minor in economics.

Undergraduate Programs


We offer degree programs designed to give you the tools to make sound business decisions in your career. Earn an MBA or specialized MS degree.

Graduate Programs
  • Faculty Spotlight

    Yanchao Yang

    Yanchao Yang, Clinical Instructor
    Yang combines her theoretical economics background and analysis of complex big data to enrich her students' classroom learning experience.​

    Learn more about our faculty
  • Alumni Spotlight

    Saira Ahmed

    Jessica Fulton (MS-Economics & Policy Analysis ’11)
    “Try to get as much experience as you can in as many areas as you can​. I think economics is an exciting field and you have many opportunities to learn more and more!”

    Learn more about Jessica and our alumni