Graduate Certificate in Economic Development

This graduate certificate program offers advanced study in economic development by state and local governments. The program enhances students’ career opportunities and provides state and local practitioners in economic development an avenue to improve their skills. The required courses are:

PADM 760State and Local Economic Development3
PADM 771Planning Process3
RE 619Urban Land Development3
Select one of the following:3
Urban Economics
Public and Nonprofit Financial Management
Public Financial Management
Real Estate Investment Analysis
Total Credit Hours12

Successful completion of these certificate requirements is noted on the student’s university transcript, and a graduate certificate is awarded by Wichita State University. Application for the certificate program requires completion of a bachelor’s degree, core prerequisites and admission to the Graduate School.