Assessment and Evaluation Research Skills (Certificate)

Assessment and Evaluation Research Skills (Certificate)

Degree Offered: Certificate

Concentration: Assessment and Evaluation Research Skills


Application Deadline:

August 1st: Fall semester
December 1st: Spring semester
*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space availability basis

*International students are advised to apply by:
April 1st: Fall (September intake)
November 1st: Spring (January intake)


Program Description:

Matriculated and non-matriculated students may earn a certificate in Assessment and Evaluation Research Skills.

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • A course in statistics.
  • Writing sample, which could be a one to two page statement of purpose.

*Students who successfully complete this program with a grade of B or higher in all courses will be awarded a certificate from the Department of Sociology attesting to that achievement.

Program Requirements:

  • 12 credits of graduate study from the following courses:
Certificate: Learning Technologies12 credits
Program Requirements (complete 12 credits)
SOC 5150 Applied Social Statistics 3
SOC 5140 Applied Quantitative Methods 3
SOC 5170 Applied Qualitative Methods 3
SOC 5190 GIS I Basis Mapping: Applications and Analysis 3
SOC 5200 GIS II: Principles of Geographic Information Science 3
SOC 5310 Program Evaluation 3