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
    This certificate is open to current UB Graduate School of Education graduate students and is designed to provide advanced preparation in data collection and analysis as related to key educational issues nationally and cross-nationally. This certificate is also designed to respond to the growing demand for national and international training in mixed methods research.
  • Qualitative Methodology, AC
    If you are a UB doctoral student (UB master's students may seek permission to enroll) looking for advanced training in qualitative methods or looking to apply research skills to address specific institutional problems, this advanced certificate is for you. Our advanced certificate in qualitative methodology provides you with an opportunity to specialize in a qualitative methodology within the social and human sciences — responding to the increased demand for research informed by qualitative methods across multiple institutional and organizational settings.