What You'll Learn
- Understanding of current economic issues and economic principles and methods, including real-world applications and elements of microeconomics and macroeconomics.
- Knowledge of economic perspective on the nature, scale, and organization of businesses and the role of information and transaction costs in internal and external markets.
- Deepened knowledge in focused topic areas, such as labor economics, economics of financial markets, economic strategy and competitiveness, and economics of emerging markets.
Our Community at a Glance
Together with your diverse peers, you can advance a career in business, finance, a multinational corporation, trade, or international development.
Working Full Time
Students Outside the U.S.
Average Time to Complete
The professional graduate certificate in Business Economics requires four courses.
You may choose from the following course groups, using the certificate course search:
- Principles of Economics (choose one course from this group)
- Microeconomics (choose one course from this group)
- Electives (choose any two courses from this group)
Search for Courses
Find certificate courses by term — fall, spring, or summer — in the DCE Course Search and Registration platform.
Earning Your Certificate
To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:
- Complete the four certificate courses for graduate credit.
- Earn at least a B grade in each course.
- Complete the courses within three years.
Learn more about pursuing a certificate and the process of requesting your certificate.
Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.
|Our Tuition (2022–23 rate)||$3,100 per course ($775 per credit)|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$12,400|