Our master’s degree program is a 32 credit-hour program that has been designed to develop educators and specialists in the areas of assessment, measurement, research design, and program evaluation. The program serves teachers and administrators seeking applied measurement, research, and evaluation skills for use in PK-12 and higher education, as well as professionals seeking careers in the areas of evaluation, research, and psychometrics.
The program offers flexibility in course offerings such that individualized plans of study can be built around the needs and career plans of each student. Additionally, students may take coursework in the program in a variety of ways:
- 100% online
- 100% face-to-face
- a combination of online and face-to-face courses
To see how the program is structured along with example courses, view the M.Ed. Plan of Study.
The M.Ed. program can be completed in 12 months for full-time students. For part-time students, the program can be completed in 14-18 months. For example 12-, 14-,16-, and 18-month schedules for the online program, view the online course offering schedule.
Other links of interest:
- For course descriptions see Kent State Graduate Catalog
(see College of EHHS, Evaluation & Measurement listings)
- To search for classes see the Kent State Schedule of Classes
(search subject: Evaluation and Measurement)
Careers in Evaluation and Measurement
Graduates of our master’s degree program have excelled in the following roles:
- classroom teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators in PK12 schools
- instructors and administrators at the college and university level
- research and evaluation specialists for school districts
- psychometricians at commercial test publishers
- research and evaluation consultants for state and national organizations
- research and statistics experts in the private sector
Please contact us with any questions:
Tricia Niesz, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator, Evaluation and Measurement