The Economics Of Education –


(3 credits)

Course Description

The principles and theories of the economics of education are examined. The role that federal, state, and local governments play in the economics of education is explored in-depth. Key topics include budget management, grants, financial aid, expenditures and revenues, and the rising cost of education. Economic policy analysis is a focus in this course.

Course Competencies

  • Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education.
  • Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes.
  • Determine capital and general expenditures of educational institutions.
  • Analyze the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions.
  • Develop strategic approaches to presenting a budget to an educational board for approval.
This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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