Economic Development

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Economic Development

Economic development practitioners deal with issues related to regional and urban planning, business recruitment, demography, infrastructure, political science, geography and mapping, marketing, and tourism, among others. And that's only the beginning. A master's degree in economic development from Murray State will prepare you to work in the field of local and regional economic development. Whether you're earning your degree on campus or online, you'll gain classroom and practical training to help you succeed in the real world. Get started today.

Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

DEPARTMENT OF Economics and Finance

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Main campus | Online

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Clubs and Internships

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved with campus activities at Murray State, so why not get started with the Finance and Economics Society or the Omicron Delta Epsilon honor society in economics? Attend presentations from exciting speakers in the finance field. Find leadership opportunities. Take trips to businesses in Nashville, Louisville and surrounding cities. Work with classmates and faculty on a more personal level. Discover scholarship opportunities. The world of finance is waiting is waiting for you.

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