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applied demography group
Graduate Certificate in
Applied Demography


The Graduate Certificate in Applied Demography comprises four courses totaling 12 credits.

All certificate students are required to become familiar with materials relating to responsible conduct of research resources and must register for and complete the Collaborative IRB Training Initiative (CITI) Online Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training Program. This will also apply if you will be pursuing the master's in applied demography.

Course List — Graduate Certificate in Applied Demography 

Required Courses (12 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Principles of Demography APDEM 801 This course examines fundamental concepts and ideas in demography and U.S. and world population trends associated with these concepts. 3 credits
Data, GIS, and Applied Demography APDEM 802 This course provides an overview of key demographic data sets, and promotes familiarity with, and appropriate use of, these data. 3 credits
Applied Demography in Practice APDEM 803 This course provides an overview of applications in applied demography in business, nonprofit organizations, public policy, and health, including a focus on international applications. 3 credits
Demographic Techniques SOC 573 Models and measures of vital processes (fertility, mortality, migration) and their effects on growth and age structure of human populations.

Prerequisite: STAT 200
3 credits

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