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This course will give an overview of the field of institutional research, planning and assessment. It will introduce students to the concepts utilized in institutional research and the types of data analysis performed by this entity. It will examine institutional research functions such as data analysis, institutional planning, institutional effectiveness, assessment, internal and external data requests as well as effective methods of data presentation.

Note: Note:This is the first required course for the Specialized Certificate in Instructional Research. The second required course is Applied Research in Higher Education. The third required course is Diversity Research in Institutional Research. The courses may not be taken out of order. Admission to the program is required for enrollment in this program. Previously offered as BUSA 40194.

You must register for this course with the Letter Grade Option. If you do not then you must retake the course at your own expense with the Letter Grade Option in order to be eligible for the certificate at the end of the program.

Course Number: BUSA-40942
Credit: 6.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Institutional Research

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