DAPPLS

Students who complete the Letter of Specialization in Data Analysis for Politics, Policy and Legal Studies (DAPPLS) will have a strong foundation in the basics of designing social and political research and more extensive training in at least two techniques for collecting and analyzing data. Students will additionally have the opportunity to apply these technical skills in substantive coursework and will get 120 hours or more of hands-on research experience working with UMass faculty and graduate students.