The graduate Certificate in Institutional Research and Effectiveness requires 15 s.h. of graduate credit and is offered with hybrid and conventional courses. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.50 in work for the certificate. They must earn at least a grade of C in each course required for the certificate. Courses must be taken on a graded basis. The certificate program is open to students enrolled in University of Iowa graduate degree programs and to individuals who are enrolled in the Graduate College as nondegree students.
The certificate program develops skills in institutional research appropriate to the education sector, and for fields and professional settings that are associated with educational interventions, programs, and outcomes. The course sequence contributes to development of the competencies necessary for performing well in the administrative area of institutional research: quantitative statistical skills, knowledge of a range of social science research design and methods, familiarity with complex data environments, and facility with reporting and presenting information to a range of internal and external audiences.
The Certificate in Institutional Research and Effectiveness requires the following coursework.
|All of these:|
|EPLS:6352||Action Research in Educational Settings||3|
|EPLS:6370||Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis||3|
|PSQF:6242||Selected Applications of Statistics||3|
|An introduction to institutional research and effectiveness course (consult advisor)||3|
|One of these:|
|EPLS:6209||Survey Research and Design||3|
For more information, contact the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies.