Graduate Certificate Program Summary
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.
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 confirming eligibility for graduate-level study, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript 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.
The 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 and committee approval, students can transfer in a maximum of six credit hours from an accredited institution.
EDPS 859, EDPS 860, EDPS 870, EDPS 900K, EDPS 935, and EDPS 936 may be completed online.
Must 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
- EDPS 870: Introduction to Education and Psychology Measurement
Must complete 6 credits
- EDPS 900K: Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research
- EDPS 935: Seminar in Qualitative Research
- EDPS 930A: Ethnographic Research
- EDPS 930D: Discourse Analysis
- EDPS 936: Mixed Methods Research
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