Online Survey Statistics Program Description
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.) in Survey Statistics provides advanced training in areas needed to professionally design and execute surveys of households, business establishments, institutions, and other populations. Students will learn the statistical foundations of sampling and estimation in complex surveys, theory behind alternative methods of variance estimation and gain knowledge of a series of specialized topics including dual frame sampling and estimation, imputation for missing data, small area estimation, sampling rare populations, and techniques for limiting disclosure risk. Students will also learn how to analyze survey data properly reflecting the complex survey design features.