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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
Graduate Catalog | 2015-2016 Previous Edition

Applied Econometrics, Graduate Certificate


The Graduate Certificate in Applied Econometrics provides students with a strong foundation in applied econometrics, a skill set that is increasingly in demand.  Additionally, students considering graduate study in economics have the opportunity to explore material prior to formally committing to a full graduate degree program. 

Additional Admission Requirements


In addition to the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School, the following are required for graduate study in Economics:

  • A bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from a regionally accredited college or university
  • GPA of at least 2.75 (based on a 4.0 scale) on all previous work completed beyond high school (secondary school)
  • An online application through the Graduate School's application system
  • A statement of purpose
  • Unofficial transcripts of all college course work attempted
  • Official and satisfactory scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), if English is not the applicant's native language and he or she has not earned a post-secondary degree from a U.S. institution

Certificate Requirements


The Graduate Certificate in Applied Econometrics requires completion of 12 credit hours of 6000-level courses in econometrics.  Transfer credits are not accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Applied Econometrics program. 

Grade Requirements


Students must earn a grade of B or above in all four courses that make up the certificate program.