Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods and Analysis – Quantitative
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) is pleased to provide the opportunity for Utah State University graduate students to receive a post-baccalaureate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA) – Quantitative.
This certificate requires completion of five courses (15 credits) in advanced statistics and methodology courses offered in the CEHS (eligible courses are listed in the table below). Students must earn a grade of B (3.0) or higher in each course to be used toward certificate completion.
|Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)|
|EDUC/PSY 6600: Statistical Foundations|
|EDUC/PSY 7610: Regression Analysis|
|Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours minimum)|
|PSY 7070: Advanced Measurement Theories and Practice|
|PSY 7650: Multilevel and Marginal Models for the Social Sciences|
|PSY 7760: Structural Equation Modeling|
|PSY 7770: Longitudinal Data Analysis|
|SPED 7700: Single-Subject Research Methods and Designs|
|HDFS 7032: Multivariate Data Analysis in Human Development and Family Studies|
|HDFS 7033: Dyadic and Longitudinal Data|
|HDFS 7034: Extant/Secondary Data Analysis|
|HDFS 7200: Special Topics – Meta Analysis|
To apply for the certification, please email an application packet (in one PDF document entitled “[Your Name] - CARMA Application”) with “CARMA Application” in the subject line to the CEHS Associate Dean for Research that includes: (a) a cover page listing your name, A#, official USU email, and department; (b) a 250-500 word personal statement describing how this certificate fits within your training objectives; (c) a copy of your plan of study which includes the required and elective training courses; and (d) an unofficial transcript. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Questions about the certificate or application process can be sent to the CEHS Associate Dean for Research and should include CARMA questions in the subject line.