Graduate Certificates and the Applied Economics MA

George Washington University offers several graduate certificate programs that typically involve 12-18 hours of graduate course work in a focused area of study. They provide specialized training to help you expand your areas of expertise, teach you about new developments in your fields, augment your professional skills, and provide credentials that help you advance your careers.  Students who are studying for an MA in Applied Economics may be able to obtain credit, i.e., “double count” up to two courses taken for the Applied Economics MA to meet the course requirements for a Graduate Certificate. Please see the information on the individual certificates to learn about the specific course requirements for each certificate.

We have been approved to offer the Graduate Certificate with the Applied Economics MA in:

If you wish to study for one of the above graduate certificates while you are also studying for the Applied Economics MA, you must submit an application for Dual Enrollment and a Petition to study for the Graduate Certificate. If you have already been admitted to the applied economics MA, you do not need to meet the separate application requirements for the graduate certificate. In addition, you do not apply for the certificate until after you have been admitted to the Applied Economics MA. If you are interested in studying for a certificate along with the master’s degree, please arrange to meet with your advisor as soon as possible.  You must obtain approval from both the director of the MA and of the graduate certificate program prior to enrolling in a course for which you plan to obtain double credit.

Graduate Certificates offered in CCAS, the Business School and The Elliot School that fit well with the Applied Economics MA are listed below:

COLUMBIAN COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES: The Graduate Certificates in the CCAS Departments/Schools listed below fit well with the MA in Applied Economics (12 credits each):

You can find additional information about Graduate Certificate programs in CCAS at the link below:

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: The Graduate Certificates in the School of Business listed below fit well with the MA in Applied Economics (12 credits each):

For additional information about the School of Business Graduate Certificates, click on the link below:

ELLIOT SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: The Graduate Certificate in the Elliott School of International Affairs listed below fits well with the MA in Applied Economics (15 credits):

For additional information about Graduate Certificates in the Elliott School, click on the link below: