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.

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Why International Education Data Analysis at UB?

Through our certificate, you will:

  • acquire skills in a range of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • become an expert in one major methodology (quantitative or qualitative) and fluent in the other major methodology (quantitative or qualitative)
  • develop a deep understanding of educational issues in a variety of nations
  • gain experience in applying appropriate research methods to educational research questions nationally and cross-nationally
  • work with a group of highly accomplished research-focused faculty members and interested students

Program Overview

Academic credential granted Advanced Certificate (AC)
Credits required for completion 13
Time to completion 2 to 4 semesters
Course delivery On campus

Data collection and analysis within institutional and organizational settings, including:

  • federal and private granting agencies
  • government agencies
  • non-profit organizations
  • schools and universities
Application deadline

Priority Deadlines

Fall: April 1, then rolling until Aug. 10
Spring: Nov. 1, then rolling until Jan. 10


The Value of an Advanced Certificate

In today’s dynamic professional environment, continuous self-improvement is essential for career success. Advancements, competition and evolving landscapes require professionals to maintain current, industry-relevant knowledge, skills, and competencies. Advanced certificates can complement completed degrees or serve as standalone credentials. Regardless of your chosen path, an advanced certificate offers additional knowledge and opportunities to refine professional skills, facilitating career advancement. They offer a flexible, accessible and cost-effective educational route to pursue career goals and remain competitive.

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