MS in Applied Economics Career Outcomes

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2023 Employment Report Data

The data below details the salary outcomes of the last class of graduates from the Lehigh Business specialty masters programs (Management, Business Analytics, and Applied Economics). The data is annually accessed via the Lehigh University Graduate Next Destination Report. 




An analysis of the industries that students from the Lehigh MSAE program are joining post-graduation.  


40% - Consulting
20% - Higher Education
20% - Financial Services
20% - Technology



An analysis of the functions within an organization that students from the Lehigh MSAE program are performing post-graduation.


40% - Consulting
20% - Finance/Accounting
20% - General Management
20% - Research (scholarly)


Historical Sample of Top Hiring Companies

Below are the companies that students from the Lehigh MSAE program are joining post-graduation.  Alibaba Group

Bank of Ningbo Co
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia


Historical Sample of Position Titles 

Below are the position titles that students from the Lehigh MSAE program are holding post-graduation.  

Associate, Decision Science
Analyst, Wind Asset Management
Business Consulting
Business Valuation Associate
Data Engineer
Financial Assistant
Technology Risk Consultant 


Where MSAE students learned about jobs

Respondents can select more than 1 response in multi-select items, so the percentages do not necessarily sum to 100%.

34% - Faculty/Advisory Referral
33% - Job Fair/On-Campus Interview sponsored by Lehigh
33% - Other

Digging into Lehigh Business Graduate Outcome Data

This video unpacks the most recent employment data from our MBA & Specialized Masters programs ('22). This event will also include information related to career services and resources available to Lehigh Business Graduate Students.

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