Charles Stegman
Program Co-Chair
246 Graduate Education Building

Wen-juo Lo
Program Co-Chair
236 Graduate Education Building

Graduate Certificate Offered:
Educational Psychology (non-degree) (EDPS)

Program Description:  The Educational Statistics and Research Methods program develops professionals in the areas of educational research methods and policy studies, both through courses and Independent research. Graduates can obtain employment with school districts, educational agencies, and industries with internal data analysis needs.

Graduate Certificates

Admission to the Graduate Certificate Programs: In addition to meeting University requirements for admission to the Graduate School, applicants must have earned a master’s degree with a 3.25 cumulative GPA and minimum scores on the Graduate Record Examinations at the 48th percentile Verbal, the 56th percentile Quantitative and the 29th percentile on Analytic Writing OR be currently enrolled in a doctoral program at the University of Arkansas.

Certificate Requirements: Required list of courses for a certificate with a grade-point average of 3.50.

Graduate Certificate in Educational Psychology:

The graduate certificate in Educational Psychology recognizes students who take a concentrated core of courses focused on educational psychology. Students who earn this certificate develop a foundational understanding of educational psychology theories, application of theory to educational practices and evaluation, and methods for identifying issues that arise in the learning process for learners of all ages.

Program Of Study
EDFD 5573Life-Span Human Development3
EDFD 5373Psychological Foundations of Teaching and Learning3
EDFD 5673Principles of Motivation3
EDFD 5773Advanced Topics in Educational Psychology3
Select one of the following:3
Research Methods in Education
Statistics in Education and Health Professions
Educational Statistics and Data Processing
Total Hours15

Other relevant graduate coursework will be allowed on a case-by-case basis, subject to Educational Statistics and Research Methods program faculty approval and topical relevancy to the graduate certificate and its aims.