The Applied Research Methods in the Human Sciences Certificate provides excellent methodological training for working professionals and graduate students seeking advanced study in quantitative or qualitative research techniques for the social or human sciences. This certificate program responds to the growing need for administrators and researchers in education and related fields to produce, analyze, and report data that can inform institutional and organization decision-making (e.g., policy development).

Holders of this certificate will be equipped to pursue further graduate studies (e.g., doctoral degree programs) and/or obtain senior administrative positions that require sophisticated research skills.