Applied Research Methods in the Human Sciences


The Iowa State School of Education Applied Research Methods in the Human Sciences Graduate Certificate is designed for current or future administrators in education, social service, and non-profit institutions and organizations who want to enhance their knowledge, skillsets, and employment possibilities by adding expertise in social science research methods; and post-baccalaureate students in education and other broad social science fields (such as human development & family studies, sociology, women's studies, and inter-departmental graduate students) who are required to produce original social research

Contact: School of Education
Phone: 515-294-9531
E-mail Address:

Certificate Funding Options

This Certificate program does not currently qualify for Federal Financial Aid. The following funding options are available:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: Rolling Admission

Program Requires GRE: No

Program Requires GMAT : No

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 560
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 83
PTE 56
Duolingo 105

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS:No

Financial Statement: Application