Applied Economics (Certificate)
Gain data analytics skills grounded in economic perspectives.
The Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics equips students with a strong foundation in theoretical economics and business data analytics applicable to a variety of private industry or government careers. This program, available both on campus and online, gives you the flexibility you need to continue your career while expanding your abilities at the same time.
- Program type:
- Certificate - Graduate
- On-campus or online
- Est. time to complete:
- 1 year
- Credit hours:
Why Study Applied Economics at UND?
Looking to learn advanced applied economic skills? UND's Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics provides a strong foundation in theoretical economics and data analytical skills. You'll work with faculty as you learn to gather data, apply economic theory and communicate clearly with others — all skills critical to beginning or expanding a career in private industry or government.
The program is built to fit into your schedule: You can attend classes in person or participate in classes online as they happen, interacting with others and viewing instructor materials, or stream video of classes at a later date.
Students who complete the certificate program and further wish to pursue the Master’s in Applied Economics (MSAE) program may transfer the 12 credits of certificate coursework into the master’s program. Students who pursue this option would have only 18 credits of coursework remaining to earn their MSAE degree.
This program is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB International puts the UND CoBPA in the top 5% of business schools in the world.