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Applied Research and Evaluation Certificate Program (Online)

About the Program

The graduate certificate in Applied Research and Evaluation consists of 12 credit hours delivered through four graduate-level courses. The skills learned through this certificate program will be useful for individuals in a professional position where evaluation and assessment are required to monitor and maintain high quality services.

Candidates in the program will have opportunities to:

  • Develop fundamental research strategies
  • Apply these strategies to a variety of situations
  • Engage in hands-on experience collecting and analyzing data
  • Prepare findings for research reports

The graduate certificate can be completed as a stand-alone program or in conjunction with a complementary graduate degree. Example academic disciplines where a graduate degree may be heightened by an Applied Research and Evaluation certificate include psychology, sociology, public health, or education.

Program Contact Information

Graduate Academic Services Center
gasc@georgiasouthern.edu
912-478-1447

Admission Requirements

  1. Complete requirements for a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. Present a cumulative 3.0 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined.
  3. Submit a personal statement of purpose, approximately 500 words, that identifies the applicant’s reasons for pursuing certificate program.

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA. (www.naces.org)

Deadlines

Fall

July 15*

Spring

December 1*

Summer

April 15*

*The application and all ​​required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab​ for the program must be received by the deadline.  If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.

Last updated: 1/31/2020

Office of Graduate Admissions • PO Box 8113 Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-5384gradadmissions@georgiasouthern.edu