Survey Research/Methodology

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About this program

A program that focuses on survey research design to gather data about behaviors, demographics, opinions, and data analysis to answer complex questions. Includes instruction in the analysis of survey data, cross-cultural and multi-population survey methodology, data collection methods, modes of survey analysis, quantitative analysis, questionnaire design, research design, sampling, survey error, and structural equation modeling.

Career Opportunities

Sociology Professors

Chris Drew, PhD from
1 reviews
teach courses in sociology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$85180
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Social Science Research Assistants

assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management.
$53560
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Sociologists

Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis from 365 Diversity
1 reviews
study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.
$93420
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


Statisticians

develop or apply mathematical or statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. May specialize in fields such as biostatistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, or economic statistics. Includes mathematical and survey statisticians.
$97170
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


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