Graduate Certificate Summary
DescriptionThe pressure to conduct research by federal, state and accreditation agencies is becoming more and more prevalent in a variety of settings including academia and health care. Research is increasingly reliant on mixed methods techniques.
The Mixed Methods Research graduate certificate is a stand-alone credential that can provide you with the research skills necessary to fulfill this very important need.
This certificate is well-suited for current and future doctoral students seeking to enhance their professional skills and training. Individuals with no training in mixed methods research, such as those from the allied-health professions, would also benefit from the coursework.
Distance Education OpportunitiesCourses may be completed online or at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Mixed Methods Research
Application Checklist and Deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission for a graduate certificate objective
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you hold an F1 visa: concurrent admission to a degree program, because a certificate alone is not sufficient for F1 status
See also: steps to admission.
Required by the Department for this Certificate
- Personal statement
- Three letters of recommendation
Application DeadlineRolling admission, contact department for more information
CoursesThe Mixed Methods Research graduate certificate is a 18 credit hour program. To earn the Certificate, participants must complete two statistics courses, one measurements course, two qualitative methods courses, and one mixed methods course. With adviser approval, students can transfer in a maximum of six credit hours from other accredited institutions.
EDPS 859, EDPS 860, EDPS 870, EDPS 900K, EDPS 935, and EDPS 936 may be completed online.
StatisticsMust complete 6 credits
EDPS 859 - Statistical Methods
EDPS 860 - Applications of Selected Advanced Statistics
EDPS 941 - Intermediate Statistics: Experimental Methods
EDPS 942 - Intermediate Statistics: Correlational Methods
EDPS 971 - Structural Equation Modeling
EDPS 972 - Multivariate Analysis
MeasurementEDPS 870 - Introduction to Education and Psychology Measurement
Qualitative MethodsMust complete 6 credits
EDPS 900K - Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research
EDPS 935 - Seminar in Qualitative Research
EDPS 930A - Ethnographic Research
EDPS 930D - Discourse Analysis
Mixed MethodsEDPS 936 - Mixed Methods Research
More Course InformationThe Graduate Bulletin provides course descriptions, prerequisites, degree program requirements, and more.
The Schedule of Classes specifies dates, times, locations, and instructors when this course is offered.
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