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Postgraduate Certificate Econometric and Data Analysis

The Graduate Certificate in Econometric and Data Analysis at Portland State University is a pathway for professionals, economics graduate students and post-baccalaureate students to sharpen their data analysis skills.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration  
Starting in: March, June, September
Tuition Fee: $671 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Econometric and Data Analysis at Portland State University get a solid foundation of theoretical training coupled with hands-on experience in STATA and R that are needed for high-level empirical work. Both STATA and R are the most widely used statistical packages in economics, giving our students an edge in job market.

Small classes with expert faculty are a feature of the certificate. Students will work closely with faculty to develop their STATA and R knowledge.

As the need for data collection grows, high level data analysis has become one of the most sought-after job skills. The certificate in Econometric and Data Analysis can open doors to jobs in:

  • economic analysis
  • business and policy consulting
  • financial research
  • policy evaluation

What can you do

Professionals who get this certificate will have enhanced skills in econometrics and data analysis. This will help them better understand how to do causal analysis with observational data and help them advance their careers. Graduate students with this certificate will have an edge on their competition in the job market because of their greater understanding of data analysis. Future job opportunities could include:

  • quantitative research oriented positions for government agencies
  • investment banks
  • research institutes
  • international organizations
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Courses Included

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Linear Algebra
  • Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
  • Econometrics