Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Psychology

The certificate in Quantitative Psychology provides graduate students with advanced training in statistical, psychometric, methodological, and computational procedures.  The certificate equips students to improve the quality of their substantive research and helps students obtain favorable positions in academia, industry, and the private sector upon graduation.

All admitted UNLV graduate students are eligible to pursue the Quantitative Psychology certificate.  Students who participate in this certificate are typically drawn from doctoral students who are enrolled in the Psychology Department.  However, the Quantitative Psychology certificate is not restricted to psychology doctoral students.  Students who are pursuing a Psychology doctoral degree with an emphasis on Quantitative/Experimental are not eligible for the certificate.

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Design and implement research studies to examine psychological phenomena and answer psychological research questions.
  2. Provide effective written descriptions of research designs.
  3. Use statistics, psychometrics, or computational modeling to examine psychological phenomena, create psychological models, and answer psychological research questions. 
  4. Interpret, present, and explain the results of analyses of psychological data.

Graduate Catalog

The graduate catalog is the official repository of graduate program requirements, graduate program handbooks, and Graduate College policies.

Representative Syllabi