Graduate Certificate Programs in Economic Studies

Graduate certificates are available in a number of industries, and they provide advanced knowledge for current professionals and graduate students. These programs are available at colleges and universities all over the world. What is a graduate certificate in economic studies? This program is designed for students who want to develop their analytic and research knowledge in the area of business. T… Read more

Graduate certificates are available in a number of industries, and they provide advanced knowledge for current professionals and graduate students. These programs are available at colleges and universities all over the world.

What is a graduate certificate in economic studies? This program is designed for students who want to develop their analytic and research knowledge in the area of business. This advanced program develops skills in forecasting, econometrics, quantitative analysis, financial economics and market research on both a national and international scale. Depending on the program, students may choose electives that focus on certain economic areas such as behavioral, development, industrial organization or financial risk. The curriculum is often very flexible due to the fact that many students are current full-time business professionals.

Some of the benefits related to earning this certificate are improved analytical and problem-solving skills, which are necessary aptitudes for a successful business career. Graduates who earn this advanced certificate are also able to compete for more advanced jobs in the workplace.

Cost can be a big factor in which economic program to choose. Students are encouraged to get in touch with the different institutions and ask about tuition and any other fees that may be associated with earning this certificate.

Students who study economics have a variety of careers they can choose from, depending on their interests. Business roles are the most common but economic professionals also find success in healthcare, law, international relations, academia, government, the internet sector and nonprofit organizations. While some careers actually have the word economist in the title, many of them do not. Examples of other job titles include financial manager, budget analyst, economic consultant, actuary and business reporter.

If you are interested in comparing different programs, use our online catalog. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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