Admissions

Prerequisite Courses

Skills and knowledge in statistics and microeconomics are necessary for success in the Policy Studies program. Prior coursework in statistics and microeconomics on your transcript is a strong indication of preparedness to undertake graduate-level policy studies. The admissions application will ask you to identify coursework you have taken that covers these areas, invite you to highlight other experience you may have in applying these methods and skills, or indicate a plan for completing prerequisite coursework prior to matriculating. For those looking to fulfill these prerequisites, check our list of courses below. This list is not exhaustive, we accept prerequisite coursework from any accredited college or university.

Completing any of the courses below does not guarantee admission; this listing is offered as an application aid and does not represent formalized relationships with the institutions listed. The Policy Studies program does not have information about course availability, cost, or requirements.

College or University

Statistics

Micro-Economics

Bellevue College MATH 130 ECON 201
Cascadia Community College MATH 146 ECON 201
Edmonds Community College MATH 240 ECON 201
Everett Community College MATH 146 ECON 201
Green River Community College N/A ECON 201
Highline Community College MATH 210 ECON 211
Lake Washington Technical College MATH 146 N/A
North Seattle Community College MATH 109 ECON 201
Northwest University MATH 2003 N/A
Olympic College MATH 146 ECON 201
Pacific Lutheran University MATH 341 ECON 111
Renton Technical College MATH 146 N/A
Seattle Central Community College MATH 109 ECON 201
Seattle Pacific University MATH 1360 ECON 2101
Seattle University N/A ECON 272
Shoreline Community College MATH 146 ECON 201
South Seattle Community College MATH 109 ECON 201
Tacoma Community College MATH 146 ECON 201
University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) (online) Introduction to Statistics N/A
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) (online) Business Statistics N/A
University of Phoenix (online) Statistics Principles of Microeconomics
University of Puget Sound MATH 160 N/A
University of Washington Bothell BIS 315 B CUSP 200
University of Washington Professional and Continuing Education (online) STAT 311 ECON 200
University of Washington Seattle STAT 220 ECON 200
University of Washington Tacoma TMATH 110 TECON 200
Western Washington University MATH 240 ECON 206