Programs of Study


The University of Michigan Program in Survey and Data Science offers programs of study at the doctoral, master's and certificate levels. The PhD and MS programs prepare students for careers in private and academic survey research firms, government agencies, and corporations. The certificate program is designed to provide students with specialized knowledge in survey methodology to enhance skills in current positions and to expand career opportunities. Non-Candidate for Degree status is an attractive option for professionals seeking to increase their skills or continue graduate studies without completing a full degree program and for those who wish to test their capabilities before pursuing a graduate degree. The links below provide detailed information about each program.

The University of Michigan Program in Survey and Data Science is a STEM program.  STEM is an approach to learning and development that integrates the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Through STEM, students develop key skills including: problem solving. creativity.

For information about application procedures and deadlines, please see the admissions portion of this site. To request additional information, please contact the Program in Survey and Data Science staff.