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AMMR ButtonThe Graduate Certificate in Applications of Mixed Methods Research is an online, five course program designed to prepare you to become a certified expert in the mixed methods research approach. Add this academic credential to strenthen your résumé and your bio-sketch. 

Growing Demand

There is a growing demand for mixed methods researchers who can successfully integrate quantitative and qualitative approaches to address complex research issues. In as little as three to five semesters you can gain applied knowledge of how to design, conduct, and evaluate mixed methods research in diverse contexts, how to use mixed methods to inform a meaningful intervention, and how to write an effective mixed methods grant proposal. Apply now and begin building your mixed methods research capacity.

Designed For You

This program is for:

  • Doctoral and post-masters students learning to apply mixed methods to a research topic of interest.
  • Post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty seeking training in mixed methods research.
  • Investigators applying mixed methods in funded research.
  • Faculty teaching about mixed methods research.
  • Practitioners and professionals seeking to become informed consumers of mixed methods research.


The Graduate Certificate curriculum offers you coursework in mixed methods and qualitative research methods. It includes four required courses in mixed methods and one elective course in qualiative research. To see the course description, visit the UAB Catalog.

Apply Anytime

Enrollment is open every semester. Apply by these deadlines:

  • August 1 (for Fall start)
  • December 1 (for Spring start)
  • May 1 (for Summer start) 

Requirements include a masters' degree, meeting all UAB Graduate School requirements, prerequsite coursework in descriptive and basic inferential statistics, an interview with the program admission committee, and for international students, TOEFL, IELTS & TWE scores. 

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Tuition and Fees

UAB’s tuition and fees are competitively priced. Learners in online Graduate Certificate in Applications of Mixed Methods Research pay the same tuition whether they reside in or outside of the state of Alabama. For general UAB tuition and fees, visit the UAB Student Financial Aid website.

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