Economic Data Analytics, Certificate (0491)


Program Coordinator

Alexander G. Lebedinsky,, (270) 745-3150

This graduate certificate will help prepare professionals for jobs in both public and private sector. Students will demonstrate advanced knowledge in quantitative economics disciplines including applied economic statistics, econometrics and time series forecasting, as well as data management skills.

Program Admission

Admission to the certificate does not require or include admission to the MA in Applied Economics program.  Applicants are required to have completed an introductory statistics course prior to enrolling in the certificate program.

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

 Program Requirements (12 hours)

Required Courses
ECON 465GRegression and Econometric Analysis 13
ECON 506Applied Statistical Methods3
ECON 594Forecasting3
ECON 464GIntroduction to Mathematical Economics3
or ECON 507 Data Methods in Economics
or ECON 596 Applied Economics Project
or ECON 598 Independent Study Economics
Total Hours12

If a student completed ECON 465 as an undergraduate at WKU or an equivalent course from another institution, he/she must enroll in an additional elective course above or in one of the courses currently approved for MA Applied Economics degree program.