Graduate Certificate Program Summary
Distance education opportunitiesAll courses are taught on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln city campus; video conferencing options may be possible.
This graduate certificate is offered by the Department of Survey Research and Methodology.
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission for a graduate certificate objective
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts confirming eligibility for graduate-level study, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you hold an F1 visa: concurrent admission to a degree program, because a certificate alone is not sufficient for F1 status
See also: steps to admission.
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.
- SRAM 816: Principles of Survey Analysis
- SRAM 818: Data Collection Methods
- SRAM 819: Applied Sampling
- SRAM 921: Total Survey Error
- SRAM 947: Questionnaire Design (PSYC 947)
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
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