Learn to analyze markets and make better business decisions with the Quantitative Analysis of Markets and Organizations (QAMO) program at the University of Utah. In this major, students learn to build economic models using quantitative and statistical analysis techniques. You can then apply these models to real data, connecting economics and business to help your company make production or investment decisions. The QAMO degree is, at its core, an economics degree with an emphasis in business. As such, students will take courses in econometrics (using statistics to describe economics), game theory, and business applications of economics. Students can also complete one of the following emphases:
The Student Experience
For academic enrichment, consider completing an undergraduate research project or an internship during your time at the U. The Business Economics Society, the Management Consulting Club and the Strategic Analytics Club are a few of the clubs students may join to enhance their skills and learn from and network with professionals from the field. If you want to travel and conduct market analysis from an internationalperspective, consider completing a learning abroad program. Students also have the chance to receive one-on-one mentoring and career advice through the SMART Start and Connect U programs, services that connect undergraduates with U alumni and business professionals.
Graduates of the QAMO program can find jobs as analysts in a variety of areas, such as business analytics, strategy, management consulting, public policy and finance. Some students choose to continue their education to pursue a Ph.D or return to pursue an MBA after working a few years.