May 19, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Analysis (Psychology) Graduate Certificate

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The graduate certificate program in in Data Analysis is designed for students interested in acquiring knowledge and skills related research methods and statistical methods. This information will be useful for students pursuing doctoral studies in psychology or related fields as well as students in or entering the workforce who are interested in jobs requiring data analytic skills. Upon completion of the graduate certificate program, students will be able to:

  • Recognize and understand appropriate use of major research designs and statistical methods of the field.
  • Write clear and precise summaries of data analysis and findings when presented with raw data and prepare a power point presentation to succinctly communicate program evaluation findings to a mock community agency.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively analyze and synthesize information in multiple formats (e.g., written narratives, bulleted summaries, oral presentation).

Course Location/Delivery

St. Petersburg campus

Admission Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.

To be admitted to the graduate certificate program in Data Analytics:

  • students must also have a official GRE scores with a 151 verbal score and 150 quantitative score.
  • students currently enrolled in the MA: Psychology graduate degree program at the USF St. Petersburg campus or with previously conferred graduate degrees in a related field may potentially be eligible for an exemption of the testing requirement upon the pre-approval of their graduate advisor.

Curriculum Requirements

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

In many cases, up to 12 hours of coursework from a certificate program (with grades of B or better) may be transferred into and used towards satisfaction of a graduate degree program with prior approval of the student’s graduate faculty advisor.


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