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Department of Economics and Finance

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There’s value in an economics or finance degree.

A meaningful curriculum. Expert, engaged faculty. Hands-on learning opportunities. The Department of Economics and Finance offers all this and more to help you move toward the success you desire.
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PROGRAMS

The impact you want to make begins here.

Whether you want to change the world, or just your part of it, an economics or finance degree (or minor, or certificate) will arm you with the knowledge you need.

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FACULTY

Step forward with experts who care.

In the Department of Economics and Finance, you’ll be supported and challenged by faculty who will help you achieve more. Where will you go? The choice is yours when you combine their expertise with your determination.

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EMPLOYMENT RATE FOR RECENT GRADS

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GRADS WHO WOULD CHOOSE PFW AGAIN

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I Have a Passion to Further Develop Fort Wayne
“I fell in love with PFW the instant I stepped on campus. I love this city and I knew I wanted a degree from somewhere near where I wanted to work. I will be able to use the connections I make in college to help me get a job and pursue my goals once I graduate. I enjoy everything that goes into economics, and I have a passion to further develop Fort Wayne and economic growth.”
Carolyn Childers, Economics
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FURTHER EXPLORE MY INTERESTS
“Finance has allowed me to further explore my interests in math and how math and numbers can be used in different ways.”
Samuel Moran, B.S.B. ’21
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The Paper Is Currently under Review
“I worked closely with Dr. [Nodir] Adilov and Dr. [Heather] Tierney on academic papers analyzing blitz chess tournaments and movie box-office revenues. The [chess] paper is currently under review at the ‘Journal of Sports Economics.’”
Jayme Gerring, B.S.B. ’21
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beyond the classroom

Real-world learning.

At Purdue Fort Wayne, you’ll get a mix of hands-on experience and classroom learning. The Department of Economics and Finance will give you the opportunity to work on research projects side by side with professors, and you’ll have the chance to gain experience by interning at a local company.

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Contact the Department of Economics and Finance at [email protected].