Are you interested in a career in research design and data analysis? Our Research Methods and Statistics program is designed to equip you with the cutting‐edge research skills to make a difference in fields related to the social and health sciences.
With an experienced faculty committed to shaping a safe, sustainable, democratic and just world through high-quality research, you will gain the skills necessary to conduct and supervise effective social and health science research.
Why should you choose Morgridge?
Our focus on InContext learning gives you the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to real world problems and meaningful projects.
Through our emphasis on putting what you learn into practice, you can tailor your program of study to fit your areas of interest, making you well prepared for a career in one of many growing fields related to research design and data analysis.
Some examples of InContext learning experiences our students have participated in include:
- Addressed low voter participation at a paid internship with Metro Organizations for People (MOP)
- Created and launched community health surveys as a Research Associate at the Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center
- Evaluated a program designed to provide summer instruction for children in Nepal
- Evaluated social presence in undergraduate hybrid classes
- Documented Colorado sites and conducted policy audit for Expanding Learning Opportunities (ELO) Initiative with Colorado Legacy Foundation
- Conducted need assessment survey about promoting early literacy among low-income families with Colorado State Library (CSL)
Explore our Research Methods and Statistics degree program options below.
Whether you are interested in a career in a school district, non-profit or the corporate arena, a Master of Arts (MA) in Research Methods and Statistics will give you the skills you need to be on the leading edge of research design and data analysis, areas of growing importance in organizational decision-making and leadership.
Admission to the master’s program requires a completed BA or BS degree.
Graduation Requirements: The 45 quarter credit hour program requires successful completion of a comprehensive exam or thesis and an evaluation practicum.
Approximate Completion Time: 1 to 2 years
Tuition Cost: $1,104 per quarter credit hour for the 2013-2014 academic year (scholarships available)
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If your goal is to pursue a career in academics as a professor and/or researcher or to design and conduct research and analyze data, the PhD program is the right program for you.
You can choose to specialize with our new concentration in Institutional Research. The concentration is targeted towards professionals with career goals in institutional research in applied settings including higher education, K-12 schools, non-profits, government settings, and business. Foundational coursework will equip institutional research students with strong quantitative, qualitative, and mixed research methods skills. Students will specialize in higher education or library information science and take institutional research content knowledge courses in management, business intelligence, and public policy.
Admission to the doctoral program requires a completed MA degree.
Graduation Requirements: The 90 quarter credit hour program requires successful completion of a research practicum, comprehensive exam and dissertation.
Approximate Completion Time: 3 to 7 years
Tuition Cost: $1,104 per quarter credit hour for the 2013-2014 academic year (scholarships and graduate assistantships available)
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