College of Letters & Sciences
Applied Research Certificate

Applied Research Certificate


Students who complete this certificate will be able to:

  1. Clearly comprehend the client/organizational need and how it fits into a larger context.
  2. Behave in a professional manner with a client.
  3. Identify and practice accurately the steps in an applied research project.
  4. Show basic statistical literacy.
  5. Demonstrate professional oral and written communication.
  6. Exhibit ethical behavior.
  7. Experience civic engagement through service to the community or business


  1. Complete the approved courses representing research methods, basic statistics, ethics, and writing proficiency.
  2. Complete one approved and supervised undergraduate applied research project for a pre-approved client.
  3. Pass your client evaluation.

Applied Research Checksheet

Contact Information

Leda Kanellakou
Department of Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology
Phone: (262) 472-1125
Office: Laurentide 2106