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Economics falls within the Business Studies department at Midland College. The courses exist to prepare students for positions in local industries, in their careers in management, and administration positions in all types of organizations in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors.


Two ladies looking at charts and calculators Economist studying trends and statistics on computer Field crewman on worksite impacted by economics


Program Details

Apply for General Scholarships through the Financial Aid Portal

How to Apply

  1. Login to My MC Portal
  2. Click the Students tab
  3. Click the "Financial Aid Portal" link
  4. Under Log In, provide your Social Security Number and password. If you do not have a password, click the "First Time User" link at the bottom-right and follow prompts.

For additional general scholarship details and deadlines, visit the General Scholarships page.

General Scholarships

Missing the "Financial Aid Portal" link?

To have access to the Financial Aid portal and apply for scholarships, the student's FAFSA application must be on file with MC Financial Aid.

If the students FAFSA application is not on file with MC Financial Aid, the student must fill out the FAFSA application first and once processed, will be able to complete the general scholarship application.

FAFSA Information

Midland College has articulation agreements with a variety of schools and programs to assist our students with transferring to a university. Our curriculum maps, located in the catalog, provide a guided path for general transfer to our top five receiving institutions; however, your Pathways Advisor can assist you with a personalized plan for your specific transfer based on university and program. It is strongly recommended and encouraged that you contact your Pathways Advisor for assistance with course selection if you plan to transfer.

Earning a degree in Economics leads to a variety of career opportunities such as:
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Financial Management
  • Accountant/Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Logistician
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Economist
  • Actuaries
  • Medical and Health Services Managers
  • Management Analysts


  • Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States (Eureka College)
  • Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States (University of Michigan)
  • Warren Buffet, investor/philanthropist (Columbia University)


  • Elon Musk, entrepreneur (Wharton School of Business)
  • Sam Walton, founder of Walmart and Sams Club (University of Missouri)

Visit the course catalog for the most complete and up-to-date information.



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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

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