Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Certificate in Institutional Research

This residential certificate program is designed for students currently pursuing a master's or doctoral degree in higher education or other relevant field, as well as working professionals. The 18 credit hour program consists of four required courses and two elective courses. The curriculum offers a combination of foundational knowledge, technical skills and competencies, and guided professional practice in the evolving field of institutional research.

Certificate Requirements (18 cr.)

Major Requirements

Core Requirements (9 cr.)

  • C661 Foundations of Institutional Research (3 cr.)
  • C678 Capstone in Institutional Research (3 cr.)

Select one of the following courses:

  • C565 Introduction to College and University Administration (3 cr.)
  • C664 Higher Education Organization and Administration (3 cr.)

Inquiry Requirements (3 cr.)

  • Y502 Intermediate Statistics Applied to Education (3 cr.)

Elective Requirements (6 cr.)

Select two relevant graduate-level Higher Education courses or other relevant graduate-level courses with the approval of your program advisor.

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