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2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin 
2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Institutional Research Certificate

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The 14 credit graduate certificate in Institutional Research will provide students with skills in Institutional Research. Specific areas include enrollment management, assessment, accountability, data management and strategic planning, as well as competencies in ethical considerations, project management, communication, data collection and analysis. An application course and practicum will provide focus on institutional research applications of concepts and processes.

Courses and modules may be taken for professional development or credit toward the certificate. Credit earned may be applied toward the Master of Science in Applied Psychology. Individual modules may be taken in any order and are offered concurrently. Capstone Practicum course provides real world experience. Full courses are offered on a semester schedule. In order to receive course credit, all modules in the course must be completed; for example to receive credit for PSYC 720, modules A - K must be completed. All courses and modules are delivered online. Prerequisites: completion of a bachelor’s degree

Practicum in Institutional Research (3 credits)


Individuals enrolled in the Institutional Research Certificate program must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher within the certificate in order to enroll in the practicum course. 

A graduate level certificate in Institutional Research will be awarded to those students who are on full academic standing per graduate school policies 2.2.3 (cumulative GPA of 3.0) and have met all of the certificate requirements. The certificate program advisor will certify that all requirements have been met. The credits will be transcripted and the individual will receive a printed certificate from the UW-Stout Registrar.

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