Foundations of Economic Analysis, P.B.C.


Elevate your economic expertise with a Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Economic Analysis from UNC Greensboro’s Bryan School of Business and Economics. This intensive 12-credit-hour program is offered online part-time, allowing students to seamlessly integrate learning into their busy schedules. Through a focus on developing students’ analytical thinking, this graduate certificate aims to develop deeply inquisitive thinkers who can use a variety of tools to unravel complex real-world problems. 

Program Distinctions

  • World-class faculty members have earned PhDs and previously taught at institutions including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Cornell, Carnegie Mellon, Johns Hopkins, and Duke.
  • Many of our faculty worked as professional economists before coming to UNC Greensboro and continue to do applied research in their fields of expertise.
  • Students can choose to enrich their graduate experience through involvement with UNC Greensboro’s NABE Student Chapter (National Association of Business Economists).
  • The Bryan School holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from AACSB – a distinction held by only 1% of business schools in the world.

The Student Experience

  • As a Bryan School student, you will have access to our dedicated Graduate Student Career and Professional Development Specialist who is ready to help you develop your professional self. Whether it’s mock interviews, resume revisions, internship searches, or one-on-one career coaching, our specialist is here to focus on the specific needs and professional goals of our graduate students.
  • As an Economics student, you will have access to a network of alumni at all career levels and stages, ready to connect and network with you. Our Advisory Board members are available to serve both as mentors and connections to the business world.
  • The Bryan School and UNCG offer several student organizations with social, educational, volunteer, and professional development activities. Connect with your on-campus and online peers through UNCG’s student chapter of the National Association of Business Economics. Student organizations are a great way to get involved with the campus and local communities, pursue new interests, build leadership and career skills, and build a stronger network.

After Graduation

Gain a profound understanding of fundamental applied economic concepts and their real-world applications, empowering you to make informed decisions in a variety of professional contexts and propel your career trajectory. This certificate program not only provides immediate value to your career but also serves as a stepping stone toward further academic pursuits — completing the program would help prospective Phd in Economics students satisfy most application requirements. 

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Program Details

Degree Type: Graduate Certificate

College/School: Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics

Program Type: Graduate Certificate

Class Type: Online

Contact Us

Ms. Jennifer Kiger Chapman
Assistant Director Graduate Recruitment

Ms. Savannah Martin
Graduate Recruitment Specialist