Applied Economic Forecasting, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (Beginning Fall 2023)

Financial and economics-based institutions depend on accurate forecasting of various economic and financial variables. This certificate will assist professionals who would like to advance their careers by obtaining or further developing econometric modeling and economic forecasting skills.

Admission Requirements

The Chaifetz School uses a holistic admissions approach to carefully evaluate all applicants, considering every aspect of their application. While an undergraduate degree is required for admission, a business background is not. Applicants must submit their:

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • Professional goal statement of fewer than 500 words

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis once all application materials are received. The average time for admissions decisions is two weeks.

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The Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world’s largest business education alliance and accrediting body of business schools, ensuring continuous quality improvement in terms of curriculum, instructional resources, student selection, career placement and intellectual contributions and qualifications of the faculty. Fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide have achieved AACSB accreditation. 

ECON 6050Econometrics I3
ECON 6060Econometrics II3
ECON 6100 Applied Bayesian Methods3
Total Credits9

Continuation Standards

Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 in all graduate/professional courses.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
ECON 6050 Econometrics I 3
ECON 6060 Econometrics II 3
ECON 6100 Applied Bayesian Methods 3
 Total Credits9

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Graduate Business Admission Team

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