Graduate Certificate in Econometrics
Why You Should Get the Graduate Econometrics Certificate
- Hands-on research experience using large and diverse data sets, and training in statistical programming, and state-of-the-art econometric modeling.
- Enhanced prospects of career development both in the public and private sectors.
- Excellent preparation for graduate study in economics or data sciences using computational modeling of economic decision-making.
- Open to graduate students at Boise State and to non-traditional students from business, industry, and government.
- Thirteen semester hours of coursework completed over one academic year at Boise State.
- Proficiency in undergraduate multivariate calculus and linear algebra as well as familiarity with statistical software (e.g., R, STATA, SAS).
Core (10 credits)
- ECON 501– Math for Economists (2 credits, summer)
- ECON 521 – Introduction to Mathematical Statistics and Advanced Econometrics (4 credits, fall)
- ECON 522 – Advanced Econometrics (4 credits, spring)
Take one from the following course options (3 credits):
ECON 511 – Microeconomic Theory 1
ECON 512 – Microeconomic Theory 2
One Graduate Economics elective
Total: 13 Hours
Pathway to a Graduate Degree
Certificate students may apply to either the Master of Economics (M.Ec.) or Master of Science in Economics (M.S.) programs in economics at any time.
The Graduate certificate can be completed concurrently with their degree program.
For detailed information, refer to the Department of Economics Graduate Program webpage.