Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

Georgia Southern University offers the online Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics. The GCAE program objective is to provide graduates with analytical capabilities in theoretical and applied economics. Students will take courses that provide skills in market analysis, quantitative analysis, regulatory industry analysis, financial economics and economic development. These capabilities represent a unique combination of skills that are needed within society.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Undergraduate GPA: minimum of 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale
  • Completed courses in calculus, statistics with a minimum grade of “C” in each course and a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in these courses.  Stronger applicants will have had Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics.
  • Completed ECON 7110 – Math for Applied Economics with a minimum grade of “C”

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges