Certificates

Overview

The Department of Economics offers unique opportunities for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science students to complete coursework in specilaized areas of economics.

Each certificate will require completion of 4 Economics courses, which may be done alongside (and not in addition to) a students' major requirements. Each certificate will have specific courses to choose from, and require a GPA for the 4 courses completed.

Certificates are open to UW Economics students only.

To earn a Certificate, please submit a Certificate Application Form upon completion of the requirements.

Certificate Requirements & Application Forms

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Frequently Asked Questions

May I pursue than one certificate?

Yes -- You may pursue more than one certificate. Most students pursue one or two certificates, and it is very rare for a student to complete three certificates.

Are certificates competitive?

No -- These are certificates of completion. Simply apply for a certificate once you have completed the neccessary coursework and have met the GPA requirement.

It's my final quarter at the UW. Can I still apply for a certificate?

Yes -- Certificates are not linked to your degree and can be completed in your final quarter at the UW. SImply submit a certificate application after receiving for grades for the quarter.