Advanced Certificates (AC)

Advanced certificates are short, focused programs at the graduate level designed to give students advanced skills in a particular subject or area of specialization. A range of advanced certificate programs are offered both on campus and online. These certificates can be taken concurrently with another program at UB, or as a stand-alone program.

  • International Education Data Analysis, AC
    Our advanced certificate in international education data analysis offers high-level training in collecting and analyzing data concerning crucial educational matters both domestically and globally. This certificate is also designed to respond to the growing demand for skilled professionals trained in mixed methods research. Our program is open to current University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education students only.
  • Qualitative Methodology, AC
    Our advanced certificate in qualitative methodology provides specialized training in advanced qualitative research methods within the social and human sciences, meeting the growing demand across various institutional and organizational contexts. Students target specific institutional challenges through advanced qualitative research. This program is exclusively for current University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education doctoral students. UB GSE master's students may seek permission to apply.