Graduate Certificate in Mixed-Methods Research

Graduate Certificate in Mixed-Methods Research

Program overview

The Graduate Certificate in Mixed-Methods Research seeks to credential students for the growing need for sophisticated research skilled personnel to conduct and summarize social science research. Graduate students in this applied program will develop knowledge and skills related to designing, conducting, and analyzing mixed-methods research. This certificate program consist of five, three-credit hour courses (15 total credit hours). Graduate students in this applied program will develop knowledge and skills related to designing, conducting, and analyzing mixed-methods research.

Courses

The courses include:

  • EMR 6450: Data Analytics I: Designed Studies
  • EMR 6500: Survey Research
  • EMR 6480: Qualitative Research Designs
  • EMR 6580: Qualitative Practicum
  • EMR 6970: Special Topics: Mixed Methods Research Design

Admission

The Graduate Certificate programs are designed primarily for graduate students at Western Michigan University who are not Evaluation, Measurement and Research majors.

Applicants are expected to:

  • Be a WMU graduate student in good standing
  • Submit a one-page statement explaining interest in this certificate
  • Submit three letters of professional recommendation

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