The Certificate in Management Career, offered by the Department of Economics, is designed for students who intend to seek employment in the business or nonprofit sectors of the economy. It is designed to provide students with skills that complement those acquired through a traditional liberal arts education and to make the students more appealing to potential employers.

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.

Campus Location: Main and Japan

Program Code: LA-ECMG-CR2+

Contact Information

Main Campus

Moritz Ritter

Temple Japan Campus

Hady George Kahy, PhD, Economics Coordinator

Learn more about the undergraduate certificate in Management Career.


Required Courses
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to the Economy
Microeconomic Principles
Honors Microeconomic Principles
ACCT 2103Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making4
or ACCT 2903 Honors Financial and Managerial Accounting
HRM 1101Leadership and Organizational Management3
PSY 2402Foundations of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 13
or MKTG 2101 Marketing Management
One Statistics course selected in consultation with the certficate advisor.3
Approved Elective
Select one of the following: 23-4
Macroeconomic Principles
Economics of American Industry
The Economics of Sports
Marketing Management 1
Introduction to Human Resource Management
Computers and Applications
Geography of the Global Economy
Politics of the Global Economy
Business and Public Policy
Foundations of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 1
Total Credit Hours19-20

Students may not double count either MKTG 2101 or PSY 2402 within this certificate program.


An alternative elective or an internship or practicum may be approved to substitute for the elective. Please see the certificate advisor prior to registration for written approval.