Applied Economics Graduate Certificate

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Economics in action

Use data to improve economic policies and decision-making.

Forecast outcomes and analyze behavior. Improve plans and solve problems.

Gain an edge for your career in government or business.

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Apply to this program through a central application: GradCAS. Review the sections below before you begin.

Certificate in Applied Economics

Sabhasree Basu Roy, Program Director
Strong Hall, Room 372; Phone 417-837-3508

Program description

This certificate is designed to give graduate students, who are interested in careers in government and business, a solid understanding of the quantitative and analytical skills that characterize the economic approach to policies and decisions.

Admission criteria

The certificate is open to all students who have a bachelor's degree from an accredited University. Prerequisites for individual courses must, of course, also be met.

Program requirements – 12 hours

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECO 609 Applied Econometrics 3 hrs
  Additional graduate-level Economics courses (600 or 700 level) 9 hrs

Completion requirements

Attain a GPA of 3.00 of higher for all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements

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A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.