Take a deep dive into applied economics and further your career with a certificate.
Get a strong foundation in theoretical economics and business data analytics that you can use in private industry or government careers. UND's flexible and affordable graduate certificate is available on-campus and online.
- Program type:
- Certificate - Graduate
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 1 year
- Credit hours:
Why earn a graduate certificate in applied economics?
Applied Economics Certificate
Students and recent grads are eligible for department grants to cover the costs of conferences and research materials.
Attend classes in person or participate in classes online as they happen. Online students can interact with others in real-time, or stream video of classes at a later date.
Online students pay the affordable same tuition rate regardless of where you live.
Applied Economics Certificate Careers
A graduate certificate in Applied Economics gives you the business skills you need, including:
- Strategic Planning: This critical skill will enable you to navigate the complex terrain of business decision-making. You'll develop the ability to formulate long-term objectives, assess market dynamics, and create strategic frameworks that position organizations for sustainable success.
- Financial Analysis: You’ll graduate able to evaluate the fiscal health of businesses, make informed investment decisions, and contribute strategically to financial planning. This proficiency becomes a key asset as you step into roles that require a deep understanding of economic viability and fiscal responsibility.
- Statistical Acumen: Through hands-on experiences and theoretical foundations, you'll become adept at interpreting and applying statistical data to inform economic decisions. This statistical acumen equips you to analyze trends, interpret economic patterns, and make informed predictions.
- Business Analysis: A cornerstone of the Applied Economics certificate is the development of robust business analysis expertise. You'll learn to dissect complex business challenges, identify opportunities for improvement, and propose data-driven solutions.
Applied Economics Certificate Courses
Online Applied Economics Certificate
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