About the Program

research pictureThe Institutional Research Graduate Certificate is an 18-unit certificate that is housed in the Department of Psychology, yet welcomes students from any undergraduate discipline. It provides an introduction to the field of Institutional Research and forms a solid base for those pursuing as well as starting a career in Institutional Research to advance in their knowledge of the field. This online program is for students and entry level career professionals to explore the discipline of IR and is offered through the California State University system at a reasonable price by seasoned IR professionals with experience in the California Community College system, the University of California system and the California State University system.

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Application Deadlines

Spring 2016 Cohort: Application Period Opens 10/1/2015
– Priority application period closes: Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
– Application period closes: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
– Letter recommendation and transcripts due: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
– First course begins: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016