This program is designed for professional staff who feel the need to learn current principles and practices of complex surveys but do not have the time to devote to graduate level courses of the certificate program. The program assumes no previous formal training in survey methodology.

The two JPSM/ AAPOR Citations Program (JPSM/ AAPOR Citation in Survey Methodology and a JPSM/ AAPOR Citation in Data Analytics for Social Science) consists of a semester-length course (Introduction to Survey and Data Science) an online 2-day course with approximately 12 hours of recorded lectures that could be viewed at the participant's convenience and 3  short courses, and an additional elective of either an AAPOR short course offered during the AAPOR Annual Conference or one of the AAPOR Webinar Kits. The courses included in each citation programs are as follows: 

 

Citation in Survey Methodology 

  • Introduction to Survey and Data Science ( online 2-day short course)
  • Introduction to Survey Sampling (2-day short course)
  • Introduction to Survey Estimation ( 2-day short course)
  • Writing Questions for Surveys (2-day short course)
  • AAPOR Additional elective
  • One of the 7-8 short courses offered at the AAPOR Annual Conference held each spring OR One AAPOR Webinar Kit

 

Citation in Data Analytics for Social Science

  •  Introduction to Survey and Data Science ( online 2-day short course)
  •  Introduction to Machine Learning and Big Data for Survey Researchers and Social Scientists  (2-day short course)
  •  Synthetic Data: Balancing Data Confidentiality and Quality in Public Use Files (2-day short course)
  •  Record Linkage (2-day short course)
  •  AAPOR Additional elective
  • One of the 7-8 short courses offered at the AAPOR Annual Conference held each spring OR One AAPOR Webinar Kit

 

 Required Course for both Citations Programs: 

 Introduction to Survey and Data Science

 

Citation in Survey Methodology 

 

Citation in Data Analytics for Social Science

 

(See here for full available list)

 

AAPOR Members
The JPSM short courses are offered to AAPOR members at the discounted rate of $600.
AAPOR Short Courses are available at the Annual Conference at the rate of $125.
AAPOR Webinar Kits range from $130-$220

To access the discounted tuition rate for these courses, AAPOR members would need to complete the  AAPOR Additional elective and one of 7-8 short courses offered at the AAPOR Annual Conference held each spring OR One AAPOR Webinar Kit. Once completed please contact JPSM, so can provide you the discounted rate for JPSM course required for the Citation Program.

Non-Members
JPSM Short Courses flat rate is $650

Non-AAPOR members who register for any of the JPSM short courses leading to a Citation and would like to receive a one-year membership included with their tuition for that course would need contact Lucy Robles (lrobles1 [at] um [dot] edu) after doing this, your information will be sent to AAPOR to process your free membership and access to the 'Members Only' site page where the other JPSM Short Courses in the citation program are available at a reduced price. These non-AAPOR members would not receive the discounted AAPOR tuition for this first JPSM short course, but once the AAPOR membership is granted, they would receive the discounted AAPOR tuition for subsequent short courses taken to complete a citation.