Mar 21, 2023  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Quantitative Methods for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Program Coordinator: Alexander Schoemann (211 Rawl Building; 252-737-4955;

The 15 s.h. quantitative methods for the social and behavioral sciences certificate is designed to provide students with a coherent and integrated understanding of the statistical methods utilized in the social and behavioral sciences. The certificate is open to students enrolled in graduate degree programs and well-qualified non-degree graduate students. Students pursuing a graduate degree in psychology may count courses towards both the degree and the certificate. Other degree programs may vary with regard to these restrictions. The required courses are scheduled to allow completion of the certificate program in 24 months.

Students requesting to add a certificate while currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at ECU should follow the Graduate School’s admission policies and seek approval from the certificate coordinator. Well-qualified non-degree graduate students interested in obtaining a certificate, but not currently enrolled in a graduate program, may seek consent to enroll from the certificate coordinator. For access to the form to request to add a certificate, view For more information about the Graduate School’s application process, view

The student must maintain a 3.0 grade point average in the required courses in order to receive the certificate.



As other programs within the university offer similar courses, students will be allowed to substitute up to two of the required courses with other statistics courses offered by the university following approval by the certificate coordinator. The courses are scheduled to allow completion of the certificate program in 24 months.