- Program Code
- Ontario College Graduate Certificate
- 12 Mandatory Courses
In this program, students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and professionalism necessary to conduct applied research in sectors such as marketing, tourism, media, government, public affairs, education, health, non-profit and social service agencies. Students are provided with hands-on experience and focus on the entire research process. Students formulate research questions, develop research designs, collect information from primary and secondary sources, perform data analysis, interpret results, communicate findings, and develop strategic recommendations. Additional features of the program include an emphasis on traditional and emerging qualitative and quantitative methodologies, the use of technology, effective communication processes, and adherence to professional and ethical standards.
|Course Title||Course Code||Online Equivalents||Mandatory|
|Adv Statistical Procedures||RAPP1007|
|Fund of Statistical Analysis||RAPP1003|
|Population and Demography||RAPP1000|
|Research Tools and Techniques||RAPP1013|
|Spreadsheet And Table Man.||RAPP1010|
|Survey Design and Analysis||RAPP1001|
Complementary to the learning outcomes, graduates of the Research Analyst Program will have a sense of confidence and competence that enables them to function effectively in a research setting by demonstrating many of the following skills and aptitudes: intellectual curiosity, critical inquiry, problem solving, creativity, initiative, practical experience, negotiation, professionalism, team work and leadership.
Graduates are exempted from the educational requirements for writing the Certified Marketing Research Professional (CMRP) designation exam. For more information, see “Path 1: Post-Graduate” at the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association’s website: http://mria-arim.ca/education/cmrp-certification/cmrp-overview.
Credit towards other professional designations also may be possible. These agreements are assessed, revised and updated on a regular basis. Please contact the program co-ordinator for specific details.