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Graduate Certificates

Assessment & Evaluation

Develops in-depth expertise in the real-world application of educational evaluation, including testing. Upon completion, students will be able to design a program evaluation, develop tests and surveys, evaluate test and survey data, use a variety of software tools, and access, use and interpret evaluation and assessment databases.

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Develop a broad and updated knowledge base in current research & trends, methods for classroom instruction, understanding and developing approaches to social-emotional and communicative skills, and methods for behavior support & intervention.

Human Brain and Learning

The graduate school, in conjunction with Departments of Educational Psychology and Psychology offers a certificate program in The Human Brain & Learning. This certificate program is available to master's and doctoral candidates in any field of study across the university. Its purpose is to enhance a disciplinary graduate degree with specialization in human cognition, learning, and development. The program provides intensive study of a variety of cognitive neuroscience, development, learning theories and research methodologies with a focus on EEG. Courses stress interaction between theory and practice through research with connections to human learning and development.

Quantitative Data Analysis in Education and the Social Sciences

The Quantitative Data Analysis in Education and the Social Sciences Certificate is intended to provide knowledge in statistics and practical skills to conduct both simple and sophisticated statistical analyses in the fields of social sciences and business.  Students will be able to identify and utilize appropriate statistical procedures for problems in social sciences and business, and to correctly interpret and report the findings from the results of the statistical analyses.

Instructional Design & Educational Technology

Provides K-12 and Instructional Designers with core knowledge about the processes involved in the design, development and integration of technology-based instructional media, methods and systems.

Sport Psychology

The Sport Psychology Graduate Certificate focuses on the study of psychological and social factors that influence sport and physical activity participation. Sport psychology involves the study of human thought, emotion, and behavior in recreational and competitive sport. This includes the study of individual processes such as motivational orientations, self-efficacy, and stress/anxiety, as well as social factors such as group processes, coaching, and leadership effectiveness.

Sport Management

The Sport Management Graduate Certificate is designed to train students for management and leadership positions within the sport industry. With a focus on sport venue management, sport marketing, and strategic management of sport organizations, this graduate certificate program seeks to develop forward and innovative leaders for the future of the sport industry.