Data Science in Economics

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

Are you looking to gain or improve your data analysis, data visualization and presentation skills? These skills are in high demand as the volume and types of data are growing at a rapid pace. This micro-credential includes a combination of coursework and applied learning experiences so you can approach data sets methodically, and learn to identify meaningful trends, correlations and anomalies. This micro-credential will be especially beneficial to majors or minors in business and social science fields such as economics, political science, psychology, business, marketing or philosophy.

Program Contact

Joanne McLaughlin
435 Fronczak Hall
Buffalo, NY 14127
Phone: 716-645-8682


  • Undergraduate

Who is Eligible

  • Current UB Students Only

Credit or Non-Credit

  • For Credit

Instruction Method

  • Hybrid (some of the micro-credential requirements can be fulfilled online)

Average Time to Completion

  • Three Semesters

Skills Obtained*

  • Career and Self-Development
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Professionalism
  • Technology