Graduate Certificate in Research Design and Analysis

The Certificate in Research Design and Analysis is designed to complement traditional, disciplinary graduate and professional degree programs. The certificate program will enable students and professionals in fields like psychology, business, education, health, science, government, and technology to enhance their skills in collecting and analyzing data, interpreting and making decisions based on statistical methods and techniques, and applying data analysis tools to solving problems in a variety of areas.

Requirements for Admission

Persons who hold an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or professional degree or are currently enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program may apply for the Certificate in Research Design and Analysis program. Applicants must comply with the Murray State University requirements for Graduate Admissions in the current Murray State Bulletin

CIP 42.2799

Total Course Requirements............................12-13 hours 

PSY 651 Correlational Research Design and Analysis
PSY 652 Univariate Research Design and Analysis
PSY 684 Directed Individual Study

and one course chosen from the following:
CIS 643 Advanced Business Analytics
ECO 680 Quantitative Methods of Economics and Business
ECO 685 Econometrics
EES 612 Remote Sensing
EES 621 Geographic Information Systems
MAT 667 Introduction to Time Series Analysis
OSH 637 Biostatistics and Probability
OSH 658 Introduction to Occupational Epidemiology
PSY 608 Applied Research Design and Analysis
PSY 655 Topical Seminar in Research Design and Analysis
PSY 688 Multivariate Research Design and Statistics

For additional information:
Dr. Paula Waddill
MSU Department of Psychology
212 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071
Phone: 270.809.3539

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