Survey Research and Methodology

Graduate Certificate Program Summary


The graduate certificate in Survey Research and Methodology provides a firm grounding in survey research methods and data analysis. Certificate courses can also be used toward an M.S. degree. The program is ideal for professionals in a wide range of fields who need to use and understand surveys.

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This graduate certificate is offered by the Department of Survey Research and Methodology.

Graduate Chair

Professor Allan McCutcheon

Department of Survey Research and Methodology

Staff Contact

Barbara Rolfes


Faculty Contact

Professor Robert Belli


Application checklist and deadlines

Required by the Office of Graduate Studies

See also: steps to admission.

Required by the department for this certificate

Application deadline
Rolling admission, contact department for more information.


This graduate certificate program consists of 18 semester credit hours: five required courses and one elective. Courses listed below are 3 credit hours each.


The following five courses are required.


Additionally, the certificate requires one elective from the SRAM MS core curriculum as listed below.

  • EDPS 870: Introduction to Education and Psychological Measurement
  • PSYC 948: Latent Trait Measurement Models
  • SRAM 817: Cross-cultural and Multi-population Survey Methodology
  • SRAM 824: Advanced Quantitative Analysis in Marketing (MRKT 824)
  • SRAM 863: Advanced Methods of Social Research II (SOCI 863)
  • SRAM 898: Categorical Data Analysis
  • SRAM 902: Seminar in Research Methods (SOCI 902)
  • SRAM 915: Advanced Sampling
  • SRAM 922: Randomized and Nonrandomized Research Design
  • SRAM 941: Intermediate Statistics: Experimental Methods (EDPS 941)
  • SRAM 942: Intermediate Statistics: Correlational Methods (EDPS 942)
  • SRAM 946: Psychology of Survey Response (PSYC 946)
  • SRAM 971: Structural Equation Modeling (EDPS 971)
  • SRAM 972: Multivariate Analysis (EDPS 972)
  • STAT 802: Experimental Design

More course information

The Course Catalog in the Graduate Bulletin provides course descriptions and prerequisites, grouped by subject area.

The Schedule of Classes specifies dates, times, locations, and instructors for courses being offered in current and near-future terms.

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