This STEM-designated program emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, and includes close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team.
It can be completed in as little as one year, is fully accredited by ACBSP, has been designated as a Certified Forecaster Program by The International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), and is ranked 7th in the nation.
Attached to the program is a Center for Economic Research and Forecasting (CERF), one of only six university-based forecast centers in the U.S. that is included in the Wall Street Journal’s Economic Forecasting Survey. The CERF Forecast Center has earned numerous forecast accuracy awards including the March 2022 announced 2021 Crystal Ball Award for the Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey (formerly the Case-Shiller Home Price Expectations Survey). It has been named 2nd most accurate forecasting organization by the National Association of Business Economics (NABE).
36 (12 courses)
Full-time or part-time course load
Year-round in four 11-week terms
$875 per credit
$31,500 base cost
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David Reeves '14
Going into the interview process, I was already well-versed in EVIEWS, the newest software IHS was using. Some older software is really no longer being used in the field. Training with the most up-to-date technology gives you a huge advantage over other degree programs.
US Regional Economic Forecasting, IHS Inc.