Required (9 credits)
- EDLEA 838 - Qualitative Methods in Education (3 credits)
- EDLEA 938 - Advanced Data Analysis in Qualitative Research (3 credits)
- EDLEA 948 - Data Representation and Writing in Qualitative Research (3 credits)
Electives (6-9 credits)
- EDCI 760 - Action Research in Education (3 credits)
- EDCI 920 - Narrative Inquiry (3 credits)*
- EDLEA 828 - Scholarly Orientation to Graduate Studies (3 credits)^
- EDLEA 848 - Philosophies of Inquiry (3 credits)
- EDLEA 929 - Narrative and Arts-Based Inquiry (3 credits)
- EDLEA 958 - Case Study in Qualitative Research (3 credits)
- EDLEA 968 - Discourse Analysis (3 credits)
- EDLEA 978 - Qualitative Data Management and Analysis Using NVivo (3 credits)
- EDLEA 988 - Differentiated Research (3 credits)
- COMM 822 - Field Research in Communication Studies
- FSHS 809 - Qualitative Research Methods in Family Science (3 credits)*
- FSHS 909 - Advance Qualitative Research Methods in Family Science*
- THTRE 862 - Workshop in Playwriting (3 credits)
- THTRE 880 - Project in Ethnodrama (3 credits)*
*Course is not available online at K-State
^ Can only be used if you choose to write a research interest paper that explores a research interest via qualitative inquiry.
Applied Project (0-3 credits)
The applied project could constitute a completion of a dissertation using qualitative methods. If you wish to use your completed dissertation using qualitative methods you could use a maximum of 3 credit hours to complete this requirement. Certificates will be granted only after the completion of a dissertation.
If you wish to submit a publishable paper to a refereed journal based on an empirical study, you could use 3 credit hours earned from EDLEA 988 - Differentiated Research.
Other ways of submitting a publishable paper to a refereed journal could include, but are not limited to, preparing the manuscript as a result of specific coursework, preparing the manuscript as an independent study with a faculty member or preparing the manuscript outside of coursework through your own initiative.