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Help with picking specialisation (physics/economics)

  1. Feb 12, 2009 #1
    Doing a joint masters degree with major in Engineering Physics and Minor in Economics. I have been evaluating my interests and come up with a shortlist of potential specialisations i am interested to work with in the future. I do not want to do a phD. My goal is to earn as much money as possible, and according to Labor Departments occupational outlook handbook, engineering manager is the way to go. I'd appreciate if someone could comment on the best combination of specialisations that will be useful for this purpose from the list below.

    Possible specialisations in Eng. Physics (pick one):
    Applied Mechanics
    Optics and Photonics
    Theoretical/Mathematical Physics
    Atomic Physics and Elementary Particles

    Possible specialisations in Economics (pick two):
    International Economics (Trade, monetary policy)

  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 12, 2009 #2
    so many problems with this methodology for picking a career. Do what you are passionate about.
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