Economics; Engineering; Finance; Psychology; Political Science; Computer Science; Physics; Chemistry; Honorable. Other popular subjects were mathematics, business, and science-based subjects, such as physics, engineering, chemistry, and computer science. Top consulting specialties include business administration, accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, law, and public relations. Another important source of consultants are undergraduate and master's students, who enter consulting firms at the same level, as they have less than two years of work experience.
Business administration students are well suited to management consulting careers because they learn to manage people and resources. In the specific case of management consulting, most of the time is usually spent optimizing business processes and managing risks. Management covers all areas, from business administration to human resources, and is a good specialty in consulting because it teaches how to manage people, projects and organizations. More importantly, however, an economics major is a sign that you have an active and genuine interest in business, and the large number of economics students who end up in consulting makes this specialty successful.