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Graduate Cert. in Research Analyst

The Humber College’s Research Analyst graduate certificate program focuses on the theoretical, practical, and ethical underpinnings of research, while equipping you with the statistical, technical and professional skills necessary to do applied research in a variety of different settings throughout the public and private sectors.

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Full-time Duration: 3 semesters
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: CAD 8,092 per semester
Location: Lakeshore Campus (Toronto, Canada)

In the current knowledge economy and information age, and as organizations recognize the growing need for research on which key policy and strategic decisions are based, the demand for social, market, and marketing research has increased substantially.

In this Humber College’s Research Analyst graduate certificate program, you will focus on all of the major aspects of the research process including research design, information retrieval and evaluation, data collection, analysis and interpretation, and the preparation and presentation of research findings.

Special features of the program include an emphasis on professional, ethical and legal implications when designing research studies; new research technologies for data collection; analysis; presentation; proposal writing; research entrepreneurship; project management; and program evaluation.

Courses Included:

  • Surveying Society
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Spreadsheet and Table Management
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Research Communication and Proposal Writing Skills
  • Research Ethics and Standards

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“I choose Humber College based on the curriculum and networking opportunities the diploma in Media Communications offers. During the program, I’ve learned how to produce and edit photos and videos and develop graphic design pieces as well.”

Alice Lopes, Brazil – Minas Gerais // Diploma, Media Communications


Graduates of this program may find employment as analysts, community and social development officers, consumer advisers, economic policy researchers, education policy researchers, health and social policy development officers, health policy researchers, housing policy analysts, market and marketing researchers, program officers, research consultants, and social survey researchers.

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