Graduate CertificateEconomic Development

Wichita State's graduate certificate in economic development is ideal for government professionals at the state, county and local level looking to increase their knowledge and skills—while enhancing their careers. The certificate can also be completed as part of WSU's Master of Public Administration program.

Learn how Economic Development is the right fit for you.

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To complete the 12-credit-hour graduate certificate, you’ll take the following courses:

  • Public Sector Economics
  • Public and Nonprofit Financial Management
  • State and Local Economic Development
  • Planning Process

Admission to the program

There are two paths to admission to the program: