Our advanced certificate in applied statistical analysis focuses on providing a solid foundation from which you may pursue either doctoral studies or a career as a researcher whose job entails analyzing statistical data (especially as related to education). This certificate enhances your employability, and any student holding or pursuing a master's or doctoral degree from any discipline may complete this certificate.
|Academic credential granted||Advanced Certificate (AC)|
|Credits required for completion||18|
|Time to completion||2 to 4 semesters|
|Course delivery||On campus or online|
|Career opportunities||Researcher whose job entails analyzing statistical data (especially as related to education)|
|Application deadline||Priority Deadlines |
Fall: April 1, then rolling until Aug. 10
Spring: Nov. 1, then rolling until Jan. 10
CEP 500 Fundamentals of Educational Research
CEP 522 Statistical Inference I
CEP 510 Psychometric Theories in Education
CEP 512 Survival Analysis
CEP 523 Statistical Inference II
CEP 524 Experimental Design
CEP 525 Applied Multivariate Analysis
CEP 526 Linear Structural Models with Latent Variables
CEP 527 Analysis of Large-Scale Databases
CEP 528 Hierarchical Linear Modeling
CEP 529 Applied Regression Analysis
CEP 530 Introduction to Meta-analysis
LAI 638 Using Rasch Modeling to Develop Measurement Instruments
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