Are you looking for a broader understanding of the economic forces that shape our individual lives and society?

Our post-bac certificate in economics, offered by the School of Business, delivers skills and insights that will help you be an interested, alert and competent observer of current events, and empower you to make well-reasoned decisions about personal matters, business problems, and public policy.

Required Courses

To earn the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in economics, students must:

  1. Successfully complete five of the courses listed below with at least a C-
  2. Successfully complete at least four of the required courses listed below at IU Southeast after completion of an undergraduate degree
Must complete five classes (15 cr. hrs) of your choice
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
ECON-E 321 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
ECON-E 322 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3
ECON-E 323 Urban Economics 3
ECON-E 333 International Economics 3
ECON-E 338 Business & Economics Applications of GIS 3
ECON-E 340 Labor Economics 3
ECON-E 350 Money and Banking 3
ECON-E 470 Econometric Theory and Practice 3

Admission Process

To apply for a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, you must submit the following:

  • Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • A one-time, non-refundable application fee of $35. This fee is not required if you have previously applied for undergraduate admission at any Indiana University campus.
  • Official transcripts from the college/university awarding your bachelor's degree.

Please visit the IU Southeast Office of Admissions website or call (812) 941-2212 or (800) 852-8835 (Ind. or Ky.), or visit in person for application deadlines, reciprocity guidelines, financial aid and other questions.


Please contact Kris Bloos, academic advisor in the School of Business at or (812) 941-2362 for more detailed information on the admissions process and course requirements.

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Kris Bloos

Academic Advisor

Hillside Hall 221A
Phone: (812) 941-2362

Financial Aid

Students enrolled in this stand-along certificate program are not eligible for financial aid. Students are eligible for certificate courses if they are enrolled in another degree-seeming program.

Indiana University Southeast

4201 Grant Line Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 941-2333

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