This certificate program is designed to provide formalized education in the area of statistics as it is applied to the analysis of psychological data. Students will complete a four course sequence of classes designed to develop basic graduate-level skills in psychological data analysis. These courses will develop an understanding of basic graduate-level statistical concepts, including probability, t-tests, ANOVAs, regression, as well as non-parametric tests. Students will engage in projects which include measure development and refinement procedures.
This certificate program is open to all persons holding a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree and who have the required prerequisites for the courses offered.
The certificate program consists of four courses. In order to receive a graduate certificate, you must earn a cumulative GPA ≥ 3.0 in the four certificate courses taken.
Students admitted to the certificate program will have non-degree graduate status, but will earn graduate credit for the courses they complete.
Upon successful completition of the graduate certificate program, you may be admitted to Missouri S&T's master's degree program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology or Mathematics and Statistics without taking the GRE. Students must still apply and be accepted through the application process. Other course and program prerequisites still apply. At the discretion of other graduate departments, these certificate courses may be transferred as graduate credit to those academic department programs.
Students applying for a graduate certificate must submit the following:
Unofficial transcripts are sufficient for an admit decision.
Official transcripts should be mailed to Global Learning:
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Office of Global Learning
G8 Norwood Hall, 320 West 12th Street
Rolla, MO 65409
Are you a working professional who wants to earn your master's degree, but you don’t have time to take the GRE/GMAT? Then start in a graduate certificate program. Graduate certificates were designed as a pathway to a master's degree.* The admission requirements are more relaxed and credit earned will count toward your degree. Once you successfully earn your graduate certificate, you can continue with the corresponding master's degree without having to take the GRE/GMAT.
This graduate certificate may act as a pathway to the following master’s programs:
*Completion of a graduate certificate program does not automatically guarantee admission into a corresponding graduate degree program. To continue in a master’s degree program, you must apply.