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 more 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.