Graduate Minors

Economic Data Analysis Graduate Minor

A minor in economic data analysis combines economic theory with a focus on data. This program provides students the ability to make informed decisions on policy development, spending and more based on statistical analysis and understanding of economics theory and impact.

This minor would pair well with various graduate degrees across all disciplines, specifically:

  • Finance
  • Health administration
  • Healthcare informatics
  • Hospitality management
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Retail and merchandising
  • Sport management
  • Television management

This minor can be pursued by students studying both in both full and part-time programs.


Program Learning Priorities and Outcomes

After completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use statistical software to analyze economic data
  • Apply econometric analysis to establish causal relationships
  • Apply econometric analysis to establish predictive relationships
  • Explain the threats to internal and external validity of the results from a data analysis


Program Requirements

Total Credits: 12

See the Drexel Course Catalog for complete requirements and course descriptions.

Course Title Credits
ECON 550 Econometrics 3
STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics 3
Elective 1 3
Elective 2 3



Select two of the following electives:

  • ECON 548: Mathematical Economics
  • ECON 560: Time Series Econometrics
  • ECON 610: Microeconomics
  • ECON 639: Applied Industrial Analysis
  • ECON 644: Trade Policy: Theory and Evidence


Sample Plan of Study

Term Course
Term 1 STAT 610
Term 2 ECON 550
Term 3 Elective 1
Term 4 Elective 2