2014-2015 Catalog 
    
    Nov 28, 2020  
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods


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The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods will be offered to graduate students enrolled in the Master’s Program in Sociology and others who hold a BA in sociology or a closely-related field, and who are interested in practical training in a range of sociological research methods. Completion of the certificate provides evidence of competence in tools of quantitative and qualitative research methodology, which can be beneficial for enhancing future career options.

Dr. Edwardo Portillos is the coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods.

General Requirements

  • Minimum requirement for completion: four courses, for a total of 14 credits.
  • A minimum grade of 3.3 is required for each course applied toward the certificate.
  • To begin the certificate program, students are required to submit the “Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods Letter of Intent.”
  • To complete the certificate program, students are required to submit the “Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods Application for Completion,” a transcript, a five-page self-statement evaluating three different quantitative or qualitative research methods in application to various research projects.

The certificate will be mailed to recipient upon completion of a certificate audit.

Please go here for the current list of courses that will count toward completion of this certificate.

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