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    Cleveland State University
  Jan 19, 2018
Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Data-Based Decision Making, Advanced Certificate

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Specialization leading to a Master of Education  degree.

(30-32 credits)

The Advanced Certificate in Data-Based Decision Making is designed for the administrator, educator, or education-based research specialist who seeks to become an expert in understanding, analyzing, and utilizing the data that presently exist for schools, and ways to collect additional data for both schools and classrooms to improve the quality of education.  Candidates in this program will learn about research methods with the purpose of assessing the quality of education and gathering data, and will learn quantitative and qualitative techniques for analyzing the data and making data-based decisions.  This certificate is particularly appropriate for school administrators, educators who seek to become a data specialist or consultant for K-12 schools, or those interested in education policy.  Required courses are marked with an asterisk.

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