Dec 02, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Advanced Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research

Plan Description

The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research targets both part-time and full-time post-master’s graduate students who wish to develop specialized knowledge of the practice and application of qualitative research in various types of social settings.

This program is particularly relevant to individuals who may need to understand climate and culture in their local work environments.

The 12-credit certificate program is geared toward those who need to produce research-based practices and results regarding the lived experiences of their personnel, clients, and/or stakeholders, as well as for decision-making outcomes.

Certificate courses may be taken concurrently with other degree program.

Credits earned for the certificate may be applied to a degree program in educational psychology or higher education at the doctoral levels.

Credits earned in the masters or doctorate programs in educational psychology or higher education may NOT be used toward the certificate.

Plan Admission Requirements

Application deadlines

Applications available on the UNLV Graduate College website

Students with a Master’s Degree are eligible for the Advanced Graduate Certificate Program in Qualitative Research.

Students must complete and submit the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research application through the Grad Rebel Gateway.

Enrollment may be limited based on class size.

Applications may be submitted at any time during an academic term.

Plan Requirements

Total Credits Required: 12

Course Requirements

Methods Core - Credits: 9

Complete 9 credits by completing all of the following courses:

Elective Courses - Credits: 3

Complete a minimum of 3 credits from the following courses or other electives approved by the program director. EPY 791 may have different topics, depending upon the offerings by faculty (e.g., Interviewing Techniques; Ethnographic Research).

Certificate Completion requirements

Completion of 12 credits, with a grade of B or better in the courses.

Students may apply for graduation up to two semesters prior to completing their degree requirements. All required forms must be submitted to the graduate college via the Grad Rebel Gateway.