Skip to Content
Online Graduate Certificates

Public Economics & Policy Certificate

Program Highlights

  • 10 credit hours
  • 100% online
  • Taught by acclaimed Daniels School of Business faculty
  • Credit earned towards online MS/MBA degree
  • Graduate Certificate is an earned academic credential that enhances ROI

The Public Economics & Policy Graduate Certificate targets working professionals seeking to work in public policy entities, governmental agencies or those looking to expand their knowledge of policy-relevant economic research. Students analyze policy challenges facing governments around the world to learn and to find solutions to these challenges while taking into consideration obstacles to implementation. Coursework applies economic perspectives on activities of governmental policies and the benefits and challenges to today’s global society.

This program is designed to provide a deeper understanding of laws and principles behind the economy in different industries.

Applications are accepted for the Spring and Fall semesters only.

The Public Economics & Policy Graduate Certificate program requires the completion of the outlined curriculum of 10 credit hours with at least a 2.70 GPA to receive the Public Economics & Policy Graduate Certificate.

Required Courses
ECON 50000 Mathematics for Economists 2 crs.
ECON 50100 Statistical Analysis for Economists 1 crs.
ECON 56200 Econometrics 3 crs.

Elective Courses
List 1: Students should select at least 2 credits
ECON 51100 Intermediate Economics I 2 crs.
ECON 52000 Industrial Economics 2 crs.
ECON 53600 Public Economics 2 crs.
ECON 53700 Health Economics 2 crs.
ECON 53900 Wage Discrimination 1 crs.
ECON 55000 Personnel Economics 2 crs.
ECON 56500 Law and Economics 2 crs.
ECON 59000 Federal Budgets and Public Policy 2 crs.
ECON 59000 Current Topics in Microeconomics 2 crs.
 
List 2: Students should select at least 2 credits
ECON 61000 Game Theory 2 crs.
ECON 57300 Financial Econometrics 2 crs.
ECON 57600 Statistical Machine and Learning 2 crs.
ECON 57700 Quantitative Economics with Python 2 crs.
ECON 59000 Advanced Quantitative Economics with Python 1 crs.
ECON 59000 Machine Learning II 2 crs.
ECON 59000 Economic Foresting 2 crs.
ECON 59000 Managerial Economics 1 crs.
ECON 59000 Using R for Analytics 2 crs.
MGMT 59000 Web Data Analytics 2 crs.
MGMT 59000 Big Data Analytics in the Cloud 2 crs.
MGMT 59000 Collaborative Innovation 2 crs.
MGMT 59000 Frontiers in AI 1 crs.
MGMT 60000 Accounting for Managers 3 crs.
MGMT 62000 Marketing Management 3 crs.
MGMT 65430 Negotiations in Organizations 2 crs.
MGMT 66000 Intro to Operations Management 3 crs.
MGMT 66400 Supply Chain Management 2 crs.
MGMT 67000 Business Analytics 3 crs.
MGMT 68300 IT for Innovations and Competitive Advantage 2 crs.

The Public Economics & Policy Graduate Certificate can be completed in 4 semesters.

*Estimated plans of study listed below are not guaranteed. Completion time and course offerings are subject to change.

Fall Start: 4 Semesters
FALL MOD 1 ECON 50100 Statistical Analysis for Economists
FALL MOD 2 ECON 55000 Personnel Economics
SPRING MODS 1&2 ECON 56200 Econometrics I
SUMMER MOD 1 GAP
SUMMER MOD 2 MGMT 59000 Collaborative Innovation
FALL MODS 1&2 ECON 50000 Mathematics for Economists



Spring Start: 4 Semesters
SPRING MOD 1 ECON 50100 Statistical Analysis for Economists
SPRING MOD 2 MGMT 59000 Web Data Analytics
SUMMER MOD 1 ECON 59000 Federal Budgets and Public Policy
FALL MODS 1&2 ECON 56200 Econometrics I
SPRING MODS 1&2 ECON 50000 Mathematics for Economists

If you would like to receive more information about the online Public Economics & Policy Graduate Certificate program at Purdue, please fill out the form and a program specialist will be in touch.





###-###-####



*Level of Interest

Program of Interest
Customizing Fields
Single Option Form




We also have availability to meet with you virtually to discuss how our curriculum, research and outcomes align with your goals. Let's determine if Purdue is the right fit for you!

Schedule an Appointment...

ONLINE graduate certificate programs