Statistics and Research Design

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Certificate in Statistics and Research Design

Carly Yadon, Program Director
Hill Hall, Room 410; 417-836-5836

Program description

The Statistics and Research Design certificate is targeted to students who are already in or entering a research oriented field to supplement their knowledge in statistical techniques and applied research areas. Prospective students may enroll in the fall, spring, or summer semester. Once admitted, they must complete 12 credit hours selected from the course list in order to receive the Certificate. Students may attend full-time or part-time.

Admission criteria

  1. The student must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited program.
  2. The student must submit the Graduate Application.

Required courses – 6 hours

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 745 Statistics and Research Design 3 hrs
PSY 752 Research Design 3 hrs

Additional electives – 6 hours

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 627 Advanced Psychological Statistical Methods 3 hrs
PSY 751 Seminar in Methods of Research 3 hrs
PSY 747 Single Subject Research Design in Applied Behavior Analysis 3 hrs
PSY 629 >Psychological Tests and Measurements 3 hrs

The following courses may be allowed with approval of coordinator based on topic.

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 701 Symposium in Psychology 3 hrs
PSY 796 Practicum 3 hrs
PSY 797 Directed Research 3 hrs
PSY 798 Internship 3 hrs