Research Analysts

Professionals who work as research analysts are responsible for researching, analyzing, and interpreting information. Depending on the field they work in, research analysts may be interpreting data related to finance, markets, operations, or consumers.

How Does Psychology Relate to a Research Analyst Career?

Market research analysts help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price. From focus groups to interviews, research analysts use different qualitative methods to capture nuances in human behavior that numbers alone can’t. A knowledge of human psychology gives research analysts the competitive edge they need to understand and interpret consumer behavior in ways that drive positive outcomes for organizations.

The online Master of Arts in Psychology program at Pepperdine University has a robust curriculum that empowers you with the in-depth knowledge and skill set needed for a rewarding career in a research analyst role. Course work will prepare you for work gathering qualitative data and interpreting consumer behavior.

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Considering a Career as a Research Analyst?

Request information about the online Master of Arts in Psychology program at Pepperdine University today to learn how it will prepare you for work in the field.