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Free Research Report DownloadThe University of Georgia offers a series of highly-acclaimed online courses that cover the Market Research process from beginning to end. The courses are based on the Market Research Core Body of Knowledge (MRCBOK ©) – a compilation of the underlying principles and essential skills that comprise the Market Research process.

These courses are endorsed by major industry associations, corporations, and thousands of practitioners worldwide. They will expand your knowledge with in an engaging interactive online curriculum written by leading academic and applied Market Research practitioners from around the world.

Online, start anytime certificate programs

More than 8,500 researchers from 104 countries have enrolled in this program, which teaches the core skills needed to design and conduct impactful Market Research. This course is PRC approved.

If you're conducting Market Research, you need to reach prospective participants where they "live" — on their mobile devices. Learn how the pros are using mobile market research successfully. This course is PRC approved for 10 hours.

This course's curriculum covers the world of market research as practiced in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries worldwide. Real-world examples explain the differences between pharmaceutical research and research in other industry sectors. This course is PRC approved.

This new course will teach you how to translate your research findings into reports and presentations that grab your audience’s attention, address the business decision your client needs to make, and offer sound and useful recommendations. Anticipated course release in early 2018.

In this online course you will learn how to prepare your data for analysis, select the most appropriate statistical methods, develop an analysis plan. Anticipated course release in mid-2018.

In this course you will learn the basic principles to apply when designing and drawing samples that represent your target audience. It teaches the basics of traditional probability sampling as well as the ins and outs of working with panels and other forms of online sampling. Anticipated course release in early 2018.

Matching your data collection method to the business problem and the target population is a critical step in research design. This course covers all the options with sound advice for making the right choice. Anticipated course release in early 2018.

As a graduate of these highly-acclaimed courses, you will expand your research skills and distinguish yourself in the eyes of employers, clients, and colleagues.

PRC Professional Researcher CertificationGraduates of the Principles of Market Research and Principles of Pharmaceutical Market Research course receive an automatic examination exemption to the PRC (Professional Researcher Certification) program. If you have any questions about PRC, please contact or dial +1-202-800-2545.

Certified Marketing Research Professional logoGraduates of the Principles of Market Research and Principles of Pharmaceutical Market Researchcan earn the coveted CMRP (Certified Marketing Research Professional). CMRP - PATH 1: Post Graduate. Details about the CMRE can be downloaded from the MRIA website.

QPMR AMSRSQUALIFIED PRACTISING MARKET RESEARCHER: Graduates of the Principles of Market Research and Principles of Pharmaceutical Market Research course (also holding membership to AMSRS (Australia) are eligible for an exemption from sitting the AMSRS QPMR exam. Contact the QPMR Manager at 02 9566 3100 or by email at for more details.