Dec 02, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2021-22 
Graduate Catalog 2021-22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Certificate Program in Mixed-Methods Research (MMRC)

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Advisors: Brooks Applegate, Gary Miron, Jianping Shen, Jessaca Spybrook, Ya Zhang
Room 3571 Sangren Hall

This graduate-level certificate program is designed for graduate students, educators, and other professionals interested in mixed-methods research to earn a Graduate Certificate in Mixed Methods Research. This program is designed to meet the needs of those who:

  • Are interested in specializing in mixed-methods research.
  • Are seeking academic and research positions both inside and outside academia.
  • Desire a research position in policy institutes, non-governmental and community organizations, departments of education, within school districts, or any other organizations or institutions.


Admission Requirements:

  • Be a graduate student in good standing
  • Submission of WMU graduate transcripts
  • One-page statement explaining applicant interest in this certificate
  • Three letters of professional recommendation
  • Applications do not require graduate test scores

Program Requirements:

The EMR Mixed Methods Graduate Certificate consist of five, three-credit hours courses (15 total credit hours). This graduate certificate acknowledges and credentials advanced graduate student preparation in understanding and implementation of in-depth knowledge of mixed-methods research approaches and conduct of empirical mixed-methods research studies.

Required Courses to complete the Certificate (minimum of 15 credit hours):

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