Department of Economics and Statistics

The Department of Economics and Statistics works to equip students with the skills required in today’s job market.  Students can use the broad training in Economics as the basis to specialize in many areas such as education, public policy and financial market analysis, and business forecasting.

The department offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Master of Arts (MA) degree, as well as a minor in Economics.  Students graduating from our BA and MA programs have gone on to such positions as statistician, teacher, and business professional.

Master of Arts in Economics


The Master of Arts in Economics is an opportunity for an exciting career in economics. Our interdisciplinary program offers three different options so that our students can choose the one that's best for their career path.


Econ Graduate Program

Economics Graduate Program

Post-baccalaureate study offers opportunities to expand upon skills and knowledge gained during undergraduate years and presents opportunities for research and professional growth

Econ Seminar

Economics Seminar Series

The speaker series brings economists from the department and academic institutions across the region to discuss their research on the Cal State LA campus...

Econ scholarship

Scholarships in Economics

CalState LA offers scholarships and financial aid available to help you achieve your undergraduate and/or graduate ambitions.  We have a number of scholarships geared towards economics majors as well.