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Graduate Certificates in Economics

122 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 37.7% of economics graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Economics Majors

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 122 students earned their graduate certificate in economics. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in economics at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 39,397
Master’s Degree 4,803
Associate Degree 3,446
Doctor’s Degree 1,248
Graduate Certificate 122
Basic Certificate 33
Undergraduate Certificate 6

Earnings of Economics Majors With Graduate Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for economics majors who have their graduate certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue graduate certificates in economics. About 56.6% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 69
Women 53

The racial-ethnic distribution of economics graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 47
International Students 46
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Economics Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Quantitative Economics 52
Applied Economics 26
International Economics 21
General Economics 16
Development Economics 6


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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