University of Northern Colorado

College of Education & Behavioral Sciences

Applied Statistics and Research Methods


Sociology Department

1250 Gunter Hall, Campus Box 132

Greeley, CO 80639

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Applied Statistics and Research Methods, Ph.D.-Applied Statistics and Research Methods

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This program focuses on application of statistical concepts and methodology to the solution of practical problems in a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, education, social sciences, physical sciences, and business. Coursework includes both theoretical and applied training in statistics, design, general quantitative methodology, and qualitative research methods. Graduates are prepared for careers as university faculty, program evaluators, data analysts, and statistical consultants. A limited number of graduate assistantships are available including working in the Research Consulting Lab, teaching introductory statistics, or serving as a research assistant on program evaluation projects.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

• An international student is neither a citizen of the United States nor classified by United States Immigration and Naturalization Service as a Lawful Permanent Resident or Permanent Resident Alien. • International undergraduate, transfer, and graduate applicants must meet English Language proficiency requirements before being fully admitted to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). One option to demonstrate English Language proficiency is to successfully complete the UNC Intensive English Language Program (IEP). Please see the UNC IEP website for more information ( • International student Undergraduate/Transfer and Graduate applications (on-line submission) with accompanying instructions are found on the UNC website as well. Applications and supporting documents are due at least 90 days prior to the semester to which students plan to enroll, or prior to their major program deadline (if any) for Graduate students.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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