Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Economics

Are you looking for a broader understanding of the economic forces that shape our individual lives and society?

Our post-baccalaureate certificate in economics delivers skills and insights that will help you be an interested, alert and competent observer of current events, and empower you to make well-reasoned decisions about personal matters, business problems, and public policy.

Certificate Information

15 credit hours
Minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0

For more information specific to you and your situation, meet with your academic advisor and find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.

All courses are 3.0 credit hours and require a grade of C- or better unless otherwise noted.

Complete at least 5 of the required courses listed below at IU Southeast after completion of an undergraduate degree.


Required courses - Choose five classes

  • ECON-E 321 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON-E 322 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON-E 323 - Urban Economics
  • ECON-E 333 - International Economics
  • ECON-E 338 - Business Economics Applications of GIS
  • ECON-E 340 - Labor Economics
  • ECON-E 350 - Money and Banking
  • ECON-E 470 - Econometric Theory and Practice

Students enrolled in this stand-along certificate program are not eligible for financial aid. Students are eligible for certificate courses if they are enrolled in another degree-seeming program.


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), post-baccalaureate certificates are a great way to fast-track your career in an affordable way.

When time and money are a major concern, certificates allow recipients to gain skills in their field of choice in a relatively short period of time, usually less than a year, and for a price that won’t break the bank.

Your brighter future begins here