Minor in Research Methodology

The Minor in Quantitative Research Methodology strengthens doctoral training in quantitative methods for students across the University of Pittsburgh.  

Quick Facts

  • Program Duration: 1-3 years 
  • Time Commitment: Full-time or Part-time 
  • Term of Enrollment: Fall/spring/summer/rolling 
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 
  • Course Requirements: 18 credits 

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Degree Requirements

The Minor in Quantitative Research Methods is 18 credits. It requires a minimum of:

  • 6 credits of coursework in statistical methods
  • 3 credits in measurement
  • 3 credits in research design. 

Curriculum Overview

Statistical Methods Courses (6 credits)

Minimum of 6 credits. Choose two courses from the following list:


Measurements Courses (3 credits)

Minimum of 3 credits. Choose one course from the following list:

Research Design (3 credits)

Required course - 3 credits:



No specific prerequisites 

Career Pathways

Strengthens student competencies in measurement, research design and statistics for your future career.