Flexible Delivery - Modules are Self-paced for Working Professionals  In-demand Skills - Great Fit for Professionals in Education

Our Program

UW-Stout's Certificate in Institutional Research offers you online course flexibility to start or advance your career as a Director/Associate Director of Institutional Research, Research Analyst, Assessment Coordinator, Data Analyst, Research Associate, and many other positions in both for-profit and non-profit organizations.The Association for Institutional Research maintains a current listing of positions relevant to the knowledge and skills developed through this certificate program.

Our comprehensive program will provide you with a foundation in: 

  • Enrollment management
  • Assessment
  • Accountability
  • Data management and strategic planning

as well as competencies in:

  • Ethical considerations
  • Project management
  • Communication
  • Data collection and analysis

The Institutional Research application course and practicum will provide applied focus on the applications of institutional research concepts and processes.

Set your own pace and gain valuable expertise in research methods and processes relevant to multiple audiences including higher education professionals, non-profit and health care administrators, public policy makers, and stakeholders. The online certificate courses are offered concurrently and, if prerequisites are met, can be taken in any order. Credits can be applied toward the certificate, professional development or UW-Stout's Master of Science in Applied Psychology.

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  Certificate Requirements [PDF]
  from the Graduate Bulletin


  Cori Beskow
  Certificate Adviser

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