Florida State University

College of Education

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Graduate Certificate in Institutional Research

Degrees: 
  • Certificate

Contact

Zach Rymniak
1209 Stone Building
1114 W. Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306

Program Statement

The Certificate in Institutional Research at The Florida State University is an online Certificate program designed to provide academic and professional development opportunities for institutional researchers, administrators, graduate students, and faculty from all areas of higher education. Students will have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and understanding of institutional research, explore institutional, state, and national databases, and apply their knowledge to practical situations.

The certificate is regionally accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The certificate is designed to provide academic and professional development opportunities for institutional researchers, administrators, graduate students, and faculty from all areas of higher education.

Program Requirements

The Certificate program consists of 18 credit hours of graduate-level coursework in three areas of study:

  • Institutional Research Theory and Practice
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Educational Research

Students may transfer in up to six (6) elective credits from graduate-level courses in Research and/or Statistics.

Meets ACPA Commission for Professional Preparation Standards: 
No
Meets CAS Standards: 
Yes

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
3
Adjunct: 
3
Total Program Credit Hours: 
18
Average Time to Degree: 
2 years (variable based on full-time employment)

Visitation Program

No

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • None Required
Assistantship Required: 
No
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
No
Attendance: 
  • Full time
  • Part time
Program Delivery: 
  • Online
Thesis: 
No
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
No