Psychological Research Certificate

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College: College of Natural & Health Sciences

Requirements for the Psychological Research Certificate

The objective of the Certificate in Psychological Research is to involve students in research, data analysis, and dissemination of findings. Students work closely with faculty members on research projects and data analysis, gaining valuable hands-on experience. These research experiences constitute high-impact practices teaching students the types of critical thinking skills highly valued by graduate programs. This training is also of value to individuals seeking careers in fields that require empirical and data analytic skills.

The 12 credits in the required courses need to be passed with a minimum average GPA of 3.0.

Required Courses
PSYC 492Psychology Research Seminar3
PSYC 499Independent Study6
Select one of the following:3
Cognitive Neuroscience
Infant Development
Adolescent Development
Psychology of Gender
The Self
Total Credits12

 A dissemination project is also required.
For further information about the program contact the program advisor Dr. Beyer.