2016-2017 Graduate Academic Catalog

C.A.G.S. in Educational Studies 36 credits

This Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (C.A.G.S.) in Educational Studies program is designed to serve the needs of educators who seek to move their theoretical and professional knowledge to an advanced level, specifically those students who have matriculated in a Ph.D. in Educational Studies program but have not completed the requirements for a Ph.D. specialization in Adult Learning and Development, Educational Leadership, or Individually Designed.

Matriculated students may apply credits earned during their Ph.D. enrollment toward fulfillment of C.A.G.S. requirements

Program Requirement: Eligibility is restricted to Ph.D. students who decide not to complete their doctoral work.

Program of Study

Courses may have prerequisites for registration; please check course descriptions before registering.

Required Courses (6 credits):

EAGSR 7101Quantitative Research Methods I: Statistics for Research


EAGSR 7103Qualitative Research Methods I


Elective Courses (30 credits):

Ten 3-credit advanced graduate courses, selected in consultation with the advisor, may be chosen from EAGSR courses or other 7000-level or 8000-level courses. Elective course choices are subject to approval by the division director.