The Certificate in Social Research familiarizes students with the choices
they can make in designing social science research and to help them select the
research tools that are right for the types of questions they are asking. The
four-course program provides knowledge of current research designs, methods, and
practices; quantitative and statistical skills; and the logic of inquiry.
A number of Sociology MA students may wish to obtain the certificate as
part of their degree program. The certificate is also useful for students in
fields ranging from the social and behavioral sciences to communication and
Learn more about the Social Research certificate.