Certificate in Quantitative Research and Inquiry Methodology (Online)

Certificate in Quantitative Research and Inquiry Methodology (Online)

Gain the expertise you need with maximum flexibility.

This online 14-credit hour program will enable you to use quantitative methods to answer real-world questions and effectively communicate your findings. 

Coursework explores a wide variety of data collection and analysis methods and will equip you with the ability to work through advanced research design issues in your field. 

Gain a deep understanding of statistical modeling, while mastering the skills to conduct applied studies related to your particular research interests. Learn to use the latest digital tools and methods for collecting and analyzing quantitative data.

Learn from caring professors who are world-renowned experts in quantitative research methods. You can also apply certificate courses toward master’s, doctoral or other graduate degree programs.

  • Application Deadlines
    Starting SemesterDeadline
    Fall Jul 1
    Spring Nov 1
    Summer Mar 1
    International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
  • Admission Requirements

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.

    Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you should qualify for an application fee waiver. Click here for criteria and how to obtain the waiver.

    1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    3. Completed online application that includes:
      • Personal statement
      • Resume
      • GRE scores are required only if applicant does not have a degree from an accredited U.S. institution
      • Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)

    Learn more about how to apply

  • Program Requirements
  • Tuition and Fees

    Per credit hour

    ResidencyTuitionDE FeeTotal
    IN Resident$480.93$39$519.93

    Find more information and calculate your expected costs at Student Central.

  • Careers/Applications
    • K-12 education and related settings
    • Research firms
    • Corporate data analytics
    • Government agencies
    • Universities

This program is intended for:

  • Applied researchers who work within education, industry and other settings. 
  • Job seekers interested in positions involving quantitative research.
  • Those desiring a credential from a highly-ranked university to demonstrate their expertise to employers.
  • Current graduate students taking quantitative inquiry courses who want to earn a certificate on their way to degree completion.

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Research Areas:
Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Evaluation
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Research Areas:
Quantitative methods, Large-scale assessment, latent variable models
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