Graduate Program in Survey Research

Graduate Program in Survey Research

Master of Arts in Survey Research

Master of Arts in Survey Research

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Certificate in 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.

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UConn offers three online graduate-level options- a Masters, Graduate Certificate or individual courses to advance students’ knowledge in the practice of survey research.

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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 emographics 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.

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Upcoming DPP Events

  1. Jan 24 Survey Usage & Methods for Enhanced Stakeholder Engagement9:00am
  2. Jan 27 Survey Research and Fast-Track Information Session12:00pm
  3. Jan 27 MPA, MPP and Fast-Track Information Session12:30pm
  4. Jan 29 CCD Resume Workshop for IPP Candidates2:00pm
  5. Jan 30 US Army War College Discussion2:30pm
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Jennifer Dineen

Jennifer Dineen

Assistant Professor in-Residence, Program Director, Graduate Program in Survey Research

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