Management Career Undergraduate Certificate

The Management Career Undergraduate Certificate in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University is designed for students interested in the business of economics. Through a focused curriculum, students will build upon their foundational education in the liberal arts, developing knowledge in areas such as financial accounting, global economy politics, leadership, macroeconomics and microeconomics, and public policy.

The field of economics is centered on solving real-world problems, and the Economics - Management Career Certificate (Undergraduate) prepares students for employment in business, nonprofits and other economic sectors. 

Classes & Curriculum

Certificates are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.

The 18- or 19-credit undergraduate certificate curriculum comprises core and elective courses.

The following course is required.

  • Microeconomic Principles

Students also select one course from the following options.

  • Financial Accounting
  • Leadership and Organizational Management

An additional course is required from the following list of electives. 

  • Business and Public Policy
  • Computers and Applications
  • Economic Geography
  • Economics of American Industry
  • Foundations of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing Management 
  • Politics of the Global Economy
  • The Economics of Sports

Learn more about the required courses for the Economics - Management Career Certificate (Undergraduate).

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Internships & Opportunities

In addition to coursework, students in the Economics - Management Career Certificate (Undergraduate) have the opportunity to complete an internship or practicum. Students should see the certificate advisor prior to registration for written approval.


A liberal arts education, combined with the skills acquired with the Management Career Certificate, provides students with a unique edge in the professional world.

Students who earn this certificate are prepared to pursue careers in business and economics, including the following positions.

  • Actuary
  • Business consultant
  • Economist 
  • Financial data analyst
  • Financial planner 
  • Market research analyst
  • Government policy analyst
  • Risk analyst
  • Stockbroker

Tuition & Fees

The tuition for this Certificate is based on school or college of your major, program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.


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