Online Microeconomics for High School Teachers

June 12, 2017 to August 25, 2017

Online Microeconomics for High School Teachers

This course has been canceled due to low enrollment. It will be offered again during the summer of 2018.

“The online Microeconomics course's content, organization, and instruction provides teachers with exactly the right tools they need in order to teach high school economics in a way that engages students and gets them thinking about economic issues that affect their lives now and in the future.”

This 10-week online course is intended for teachers who want to build or enhance their content knowledge and skills in teaching microeconomics. Consisting of both self-paced and synchronized online learning activities, this course will cover the microeconomics concepts in the Minnesota Social Studies Standards for grades 9-12.

Participants should expect to spend 4 hours per week on course materials (including online assignments) and an additional hour per week for the synchronizes teaching conference. Participants can take this course for 3 graduate credits at a reduced rate of $350/credit (partial scholarships are available to help defray tuition costs) or for 55 continuing education units. Read the linked syllabus below for more information.

Online Microeconomics for High School Teachers Course Syllabus


  • Course Instructor is Martha Rush, Mounds View High School
  • Course Director is Donald Liu, Professor of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota


  • $120 registration fee
  • $350/credit for graduate credit. If participants take the course for graduate credit, a portion of their registration fee will be refunded.

What’s Included:

  • Receive 55 Continuing Education Units
  • 3 graduate credits available from the University of Minnesota, Course CI5150-002
  • e-textbook, $45 value

Eligibility for Course:

  • This course will only be offered if at least 10 participants register. If the course is canceled due to low enrollment, full refunds will be offered.

All participants should register through Eventbrite. When registering, participants will indicate if they want to take the course for graduate credit and will be contacted with more information at that time.

MCEE Cancelation Policy
Questions about this or other events? Contact us at or (612)625-3727.