Graduate Program in Survey ResearchUConn offers three online graduate-level options- a Masters, Graduate Certificate or individual courses to advance students’ knowledge in the practice of survey research
Whether performing a market study or analyzing public policy, UConn’s versatile Graduate Program in Survey Research helps professionals from many fields precisely identify the variables that make a difference. The Graduate Program in Survey Research delivers high-quality instruction in qualitative and quantitative data collection and data analysis techniques through a robust online delivery platform.
UConn GPSR Prepares you for a Career
At UConn, we train survey professionals, in traditional and cutting-edge methodologies, to gather data about attitudes, opinions, behaviors, or demographics and analyze that information to answer complex questions. Survey researchers play a critical role in market research, allowing businesses to measure the effectiveness of media campaigns, determine the feasibility of new products and services, and make strategic decisions. Surveys are also an effective tool for policy and program evaluation, helping public and political leaders, as well as non-profits, gauge public opinion on a variety of topics.
Survey research jobs are predicted to have a faster than average growth rate in the coming years, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a 12% increase in the field between 2014 and 2024. Career advancement and a higher salary usually require an advanced education.
Master of Arts
in Survey Research
The Master’s in Survey Research, 30-credit online program, is designed for today’s survey practitioners. The program provides training in all stages of the survey process - project design and management, questionnaire construction, sampling, data collection, analysis, and reporting. Learn more.
Students completing their 12-credit graduate certificate will learn the skills and competencies needed to conduct high-quality survey research. These competencies include: questionnaire design, sampling techniques, statistical data analysis, data presentation and sources of public opinion formation. Learn more.
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