Top Five Reasons to Choose JPSM

The Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) has educated generations of survey methodologists and data scientists. Join us!

1. Graduate success:

  • Graduates have a 100% job placement rate and work at top companies and organizations (e.g., Meta, Westat, Census Bureau, World Bank)

2. Faculty includes top scholars in:

  • Data collection methods
  • Data science and machine learning
  • Questionnaire design
  • Sample design
  • Statistical Science

3. Tailored curriculum:

  • Students can choose one of three focus areas: 
    • Social and Psychological Science
    • Statistical Science
    • Data Science
  • Blend theory, practical skills, and hands-on learning
  • Learn from University of Maryland faculty, associated faculty from the University of Michigan, and Westat

4. UMD is a top ranked school:

5. JPSM is a designated STEM program.


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