Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate

About the Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate at Loyola

Learn to apply advanced measurement and quantitative techniques in a range of research settings through the Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate program at Loyola University Chicago.

You will strengthen your skills in psychometrics, quantitative methods, and research methodology. This program accommodates students with varying levels of quantitative background, so you can join the program at the level that is appropriate for you.

You will learn from Loyola University Chicago School of Education faculty in research methodology who are experts in their field. They will be there to support you throughout the program.

The Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate will help you build on basic courses in quantitative techniques so you can enhance your skills and highlight your expertise in research methodology when applying for jobs.

Program Structure

The Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate can be pursued full time or part time. Classes (synchronous online and in-person) are mainly held weekday evenings, with the in-person classes taking place at Loyola's Water Tower Campus, conveniently located off the Red Line in the heart of Chicago. The majority of courses are offered online.

You will take five courses (15 hours), including two to three core courses depending on your research background, and elective courses that fit your needs and interests.

Why Choose Loyola for the Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate

Learn from experts in research methodology

You will learn from experts in research methodology and quantitative methods. They are also supportive mentors who will be there for you at each stage of the program.

You will deepen your understanding of the assumptions of different quantitative techniques and learn to handle the violations of these assumptions.

In addition to core research methodology certificate courses, you will take electives that fit your interests, with these courses focusing on measurement and quantitative methods.

You will learn to use software to implement quantitative analyses as well as other training for careers that require expertise in contributing to research methodology.

Meet the Faculty

Loyola is proud to have talented and nationally-recognized scholar-teachers as part of our diverse community of exceptional faculty, students and staff. Loyola faculty are known for their commitment to teaching, the dissemination of knowledge through innovative and interdisciplinary scholarly research, and a commitment to social justice and cura personalis, or care for the whole person. Visit the School of Education faculty and staff directory to learn more about the teachers and mentors involved with the Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate program.


Curriculum and Program Outcomes

While courses for the Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate program may vary from semester to semester, Loyola’s extensive Academic Catalog will always house the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies, degree requirements, and specialization or concentration options.

Additionally, this resource will provide Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate learning outcomes, showcasing the commitment to specific skills and growth graduates can expect to achieve following completion of the program.

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Costs, Scholarships, and Aid

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If you are a current Loyola undergraduate or recent alum, you may be eligible for a Returning Rambler discount. Learn more and see if you qualify on our Returning Rambler Scholarship page.

Tuition and Costs

The estimated tuition and fees for the Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate totals $15375.00, or 15 credit hours at a cost of $1,025.00 per credit hour. Please note that tuition and fees for all of Loyola's academic programs are subject to change.

For more detailed information about tuition and fees, and a breakdown of how these costs are calculated on a yearly basis, please visit Tuition and Fees from the Office of the Bursar.

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Application Process

Application Deadlines

The available start terms and corresponding application deadlines for the Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate are listed below. Please keep in mind that both the application and the required materials must be submitted by the specified deadline.

Priority: February 15
Final: May 1

November 1

Priority: February 15
Final: March 1

Please note that applications are not reviewed until the deadline passes.

Application Requirements

Application requirements for the Measurement and Quantitative Methodology Certificate include:

  • Official Transcripts

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA

  • Resume/CV

  • Statement of Purpose

Statement of Purpose Details

Your statement should be 1 page and describe your objectives in this program as well as how the program relates to your discipline or career.

Official Documents

Official transcripts are those that are sent directly by the college/university to Loyola University Chicago. Transcripts sent by the student to Loyola are considered unofficial documents, and while they may be utilized for initial review of your application, official transcripts are still required. Official documents should be sent by the institution to

International Applicant Requirements

An official English language proficiency exam is required for international applicants whose native language is not English. If you have non-U.S. educational credentials, you are required to submit an official transcript evaluation. The transcript evaluation cannot be waived.

Please visit our International Applicant Requirements page for specific information regarding the application process for international students.

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