College Degree Programs in Survey Research
Undergraduate degrees in many different disciplines will prepare you for a career in survey research and/or graduate-level work in survey/market research. Schools offering undergraduate as well as graduate degrees often have a survey research center affiliated with them. Working at one of these centers provides an excellent introduction into the field of survey research.
Tip: When selecting undergraduate courses consider taking Research Methods or Survey Methodology classes. Many social science departments offer them at the undergraduate level. This will provide you an overview of various ways that research is collected, including the use of surveys. Introductory Statistics courses will also provide a broader comfort zone for working with data.
There are several U.S. universities offering Master's degrees in the field of survey research. Among them are:
University of Connecticut:
University of Wisconsin – Madison, A.C. Nielsen Center for Marketing Research