The online Graduate Certificate in Survey Research program is for students, professionals in polling, surveying, and politics, and others who are interested in learning to conduct research utilizing survey methods. Students learn fundamental skills in questionnaire design, sampling techniques, statistical data analysis, data presentation, and sources of public opinion formation. The curriculum teaches skills and competencies needed for high-quality scientific and non-scientific survey research through courses which include Principles and Methods of Survey Research, Applied Quantitative Methods, and Qualitative Methods in Public Policy. Graduates understand survey research methods, are skilled in the design and construction of survey research projects, and understand the psychological effects of questionnaires and attitudes formed in response to the questions asked.
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