College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Certificates > Social Research Certificate
The Certificate in Social Research familiarizes students with the choices they can make in designing social science research and to help them select the research tools that are right for the types of questions they are asking. The four-course program provides knowledge of current research designs, methods, and practices; quantitative and statistical skills; and the logic of inquiry.
A number of Sociology MA students may wish to obtain the certificate as part of their degree program. The certificate is also useful for students in fields ranging from the social and behavioral sciences to communication and education.
Two core courses are required:
Students will be placed in the appropriate quantitative/statistics class on the basis of their graduate and undergraduate work.
This class also includes the requirement of obtaining an online certificate in the protection of human subjects - currently offered through the DePaul Institutional Review Board [IRB] and Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative [CITI].
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Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Complete a DePaul University College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences graduate admission online application and submit the following: