Master of Arts in Survey Research

Model Programs

Below is a model course of study (courses may not always appear in this order). Full-time students can complete the requirements in two or three semesters. Students can also complete the program part-time, taking one or two courses per semester.


Model Program – 3 Semester (Full Time)

Semester 1 (9 credits)

Semester 2 (9 credits)

PP 5376 - Applied Quantitative Methods
Statistical reasoning, tools, and techniques for effective public management.
PP 5383 - Principles and Methods of Survey Research  II
The art and science of designing survey questionnaires. Psychological and social processes that may influence the survey response in unanticipated ways.
PP 5379 - Principles and Methods of Survey Research I
Exploration of the theory and practice of survey research, including sampling, questionnaire design, analysis and reporting results.
PP 5377 - Qualitative Methods
Development and design of qualitative research.
PP 5385 - Attitude Formation
Theories of attitude formation and attitude change.
PP 5386 - Survey Analysis and Report Writing
Analytic writing skills that apply specifically to preparing survey research reports.

Semester 3 (12 credits)

 
PP 5397 - The Future of Survey Research   
Elective  
PP 5390 Supervised Internship (6 credits)  

 


Model Program – 5 Semesters

Semester 1 (6 credits)

Semester 2 (6 credits)

PP 5376 - Applied Quantitative Methods
Statistical reasoning, tools, and techniques for effective public management.
PP 5383 - Principle and Methods of Survey Research II
The art and science of designing survey questionnaires. Psychological and social processes that may influence the survey response in unanticipated ways.
PP 5379 - Principles and Methods of Survey Research I
Exploration of the theory and practice of survey research,
including sampling, questionnaire design, analysis and reporting results.
PP 5377 - Qualitative Methods
Development and design of qualitative research

Semester 3 (6 credits)

Semester 4 (6 credits)

PP 5397 - The Future of Survey Research PP 5385 - Attitude Formation
Theories of attitude formation and attitude change.
Elective PP 5390 Supervised Internship (3-credits)

Semester 5 (6 credits)

 
PP 5386 - Survey Analysis and Report Writing
Analytic writing skills that apply specifically to preparing survey research reports.
 
PP 5390 Supervised Internship (3 credits)