Applied Economics

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Certificate in Applied Economics

Ken Brown, Program Director
Strong Hall, Room 355; Phone 417-837-5347

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

Required courses:

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