Cognitive science program


Social Research Methodologies focuses on the understanding and application of the social science research methods commonly used in the public and private sectors.


Program overview

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Program type: Certificate*

Degree options related to Social Research Methodologies:

The Certificate in Social Research Methodologies at Mount Allison provides you with theoretical knowledge, as well as practical experience in doing social research ― through the conducting of surveys, data analysis, introductory statistical procedures, content analysis, case studies, and other techniques.

Courses in this certificate include:

  • Research Design and Analysis
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Sociological Research Methods

Additional interdisciplinary courses can be chosen based on your interests and career goals. You can choose from courses like:

  • Research Methods in Business
  • Research Methods in Human Geography and Environment
  • Feminist Research Methods
  • Community-Based Participatory Research Methods
  • Observational Data Analysis
  • Psychological Measurement and Individual Differences
  • Applied Social Research
  • Survey Research Methods

Find specific details in the academic calendar – Certificate in Social Research Methodologies.


*Open to Mount Allison students in any program of study, certificates consist of a selection of courses worth 18 credits (6 courses) that are thematic in nature, comprised of available courses related to a theme. Certificates are taken during your Mount Allison degree, and must be combined with a major/degree program.


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