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Post-Master’s Certificate in Quantitative Methods in Applied Economics

Program Details

Advanced economic modeling, forecasting, analysis of rapidly incoming data, and econometrics have become the backbone of decisions made in governments, international organizations, and businesses.

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US college or university, or equivalent international credential
  • A master’s degree in Economics or Statistics
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • One semester of introductory microeconomics, passed with at least a B grade
  • One semester of introductory macroeconomics, passed with at least a B grade
  • One semester of undergraduate calculus, or equivalent, passed with at least a B grade (Any of these three courses above can be substituted by a CLEP exam with at least 65 points, scaled, or an AP exam with at least a grade of 4.)
  • Intermediate economic theory courses [especially Micro] are helpful and desirable, but are not essential
  • A higher grade in a more advanced course in Micro and Calculus trumps a lower grade in a less advanced course, but a repeated course grade is not acceptable
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendations
  • Transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Restrictions

This program is currently not accepting students from Wisconsin.