Nova Southeastern University

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Qualitative Research, Graduate Certificate


3301 College Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Qualitative Research Graduate Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research is a 18 credit hour program (6 courses) that is offered in an online learning format. Enrollees may register full- or part-time, taking three to six credit hours per term. Students decide to just take one course they need to further their development. Participants can expect to complete the Graduate Certificate program in 12-24 months depending on their pace of study. Courses are offered in the Fall, Winter and Summer semesters. Attendees may enroll for the entire certificate or take just the courses they need. Students can also opt to take courses in a not-for-credit option at a reduced price and can earn a certificate of completion if they take all six courses.

Certificate Goals and Objectives
As a graduate of the certificate program you will be able to:
-articulate the distinguishing aspects of the major qualitative research methods;
-design and conduct rigorous qualitative research studies;
-generate, collect, prepare, and analyze a variety of qualitative data;
-compose high-quality qualitative research reports; appraise qualitative research works; and
-create a professional portfolio of outstanding scholarly products.


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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 18

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: NSU's Office of Student Financial Aid administers federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid programs. For assistance with financial aid, students should contact the Financial Aid Office. NSU FAFSA Code: 001509.

Locale: Large Suburb

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