University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Ilsa May

Career and Outreach Coordinator

ilsa.may@wisc.edu

608-262-3559

7239 Social Science

OUR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

FAST FACTS

  • 1,300 students – one of the most popular majors at UW-Madison!
  • 30% female
  • 48% double major
  • 30% math emphasis track

ONE MAJOR – TWO TRACKS

We have two tracks within the major—an Economics track and a Math Emphasis track, which includes additional coursework in math, statistics, and econometrics.

STUDENTS PURSUE CAREERS IN

  • Banking & Finance
  • Consulting
  • Community & Social Services
  • Data Analytics
  • Economic Development
  • Economics/Research
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • International Trade
  • Marketing &
    Communications
  • Public Policy & Law
  • Real Estate & Urban Planning

OUR MASTER’S STUDENTS

FAST FACTS

  • About 200 students
  • 40% female
  • Ranked 5th among Master’s Programs by TFE times!

ANALYTICAL KNOWLEDGE

In addition to advanced economics and econometrics courses, Master’s students take elective courses based on their career interests. Some popular additional topics students take courses in include:

  • Data Analytics & Visualization
  • Machine Learning
  • Programming
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Public Affairs
  • Marketing

WHO HIRES OUR MASTER’S GRADUATES?

  • Acumen LLC / SPHERE Institute
  • NERA Economic Consulting
  • Navigant Consulting
  • Bates White Consulting
  • KPMG
  • Freddie Mac
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • International Monetary Fund
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Vanguard