Additional Training

Graduate Programs in Survey Methodology

The Summer Institute courses may be elected for graduate credit. Participants electing to take the courses for graduate credit may have those credits contribute toward a degree program in Survey Methodology.

Certificate in Survey Methodology

The University of Michigan Program in Survey Methodology is a graduate degree program offering PhD, MS, and Certificate degrees. The Certificate program can be completed by taking courses during the summer in combination with required courses available during the fall and winter academic terms.

Participants interested in the Certificate program should contact the Program in Survey Methodology office (michpsm@isr.umich.edu) for details.  Certificate details are described on the Program in Survey Methodology website.

MS and PhD Programs-Michigan Program in Survey Methodology

The Michigan Program in Survey Methodology also offers Masters and PhD programs of study. The program draws faculty from social, behavioral, and statistical science departments across the University. The MS degree is a 47 credit hour program that can be completed full time (20 months of study beginning in September), half time (32 months), or part time (64 months). The PhD program requires four or five years of study.

For more information about the program, please contact

Dr. Fred Conrad, Director
Program in Survey Methodology
Institute for Social Research
426 Thompson Street, Room 4009
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Email: michpsm@isr.umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-6595
Fax: 734-764-8263
Web site: http://psm.isr.umich.edu

Joint Program in Survey Methodology-University of Maryland

The Program in Survey Methodology has a partnership with the Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM), founded in 1993 with support from the National Science Foundation and the US Bureau of the Census. JPSM is a consortium of faculty at the University of Maryland at College Park, the University of Michigan, and Westat, Inc., a survey research firm in Rockville, Maryland. JPSM offers interdisciplinary MS and PhD programs in statistical and social science concentrations of survey methodology. Degrees are awarded by the University of Maryland at College Park.

For more information about the JPSM, please contact

Joint Program in Survey Methodology
1218 LeFrak Hall
College Park, MD
20742
Phone: 301-314-7911
Fax: 301-314-7912
Web site: https://projects.isr.umich.edu/jpsm/info.cfm

ICPSR Summer Training Program

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) offers a Summer Program in Quantitative Methods which provides additional opportunities for participants in SRC’s Summer Institute. ICPSR’s Summer Program offers courses in research design, statistics, data analysis, and methods of research which provide a complement to the courses on survey research methods offered by the Summer Institute.

The ICPSR program offers two four-week sessions, partially overlapping with the Summer Institute. The ICPSR and the Summer Institute have different fee schedules and separate registration procedures. Individuals not registering for academic credit who wish to enroll in both the SRC Summer Institute and ICPSR courses are required to pay full fees to both programs. See the ICPSR Summer Training Program web site for the schedule of lectures and workshop