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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Curriculum

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

  • State and Local Economic Development
  • Planning Process
  • Urban Land Development
  • One elective based on your interests and career goals

Admission to the program

There are two paths to admission to the program:

  • For those already enrolled in graduate school, simply complete the Declaration of Intent to Pursue a Certificate Form.
  • Prospective students need to use the graduate school application form, as if you are enrolling in graduate school. If you are only pursuing a certificate, simply select "Non-Degree Admission: Category A."