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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
  Jul 21, 2017
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Qualitative Research Methods in Education Graduate Certificate

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The 15-hour graduate certificate in qualitative research methods in education is an interdepartmental program of study that is administered by faculty within the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling. The certificate is intended for currently admitted graduate students wishing to develop their skills in conducting qualitative research studies. Certificate candidates must currently be admitted to a graduate program at the university or hold a terminal research degree.


  • CSE 560  (cross-listed same as EDPY 555 ).
  • At least one of the following: CSE 661  (cross-listed same as EDPY 661 ), CFS 650 , EDAM 618 .
  • At least three of the following: EDPY 631 , EDAM 617  (cross-listed same as HEAM 617 ), CSE 660 , CSE 526 .
  • Attainment of a minimum 3.5 grade point average in the certificate coursework.
  • Completed peer-reviewed qualitative research study: such as a conference presentation, completed qualitative dissertation, or qualitative research presentation.

Other courses may, where appropriate, be substituted for the courses listed above with the permission of the program coordinator.

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