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Graduate Certificate in Policy Research

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The Boise State University Graduate Certificate in Policy Research assists working professional and students with additional training and coursework to further develop their expertise and skills for research within the context of public policy formulation, analysis, and evaluation.

Core Requirements 
Required credits: SPS 5013
9 elective credits from:9
SPS 502 Quantitative Methods for Social Sciences
SPS 503 Qualitative Methods for Social Sciences
SPS 504 Survey Research
SPS 505 Public Policy Analysis
SPS 506 Program Evaluation
Total12

Admission Requirements:

  1. Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  2. A current résumé or curriculum vitae.
  3. A personal statement of at least 300 words explaining the applicant’s educational and career objectives.

For more information, please contact Dr. Luke Fowler.