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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
University of Florida
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Research and Evaluation Methodology


Research and Evaluation Methodology Program Information


The mission of the Research and Evaluation Methodology program is to generate, evaluate, apply and disseminate knowledge about educational research methodology, to prepare exemplary educational research methodologists, and to collaborate with others to provide methodology for the advancement of educational research. This mission aligns with College of Education’s and University of Florida’s missions because it results in research strategies for knowledge discovery to solve critical educational and human problems in a diverse global community.

  • Learn to evaluate educational programs, analyze educational data, develop assessment instruments, and conduct research about the e¬fficacy of research methodologies.
  • Work as an educational researcher, an educational data analyst, or a psychometrician (an expert in testing and assessment).
  • Find jobs in testing companies; research and evaluation companies; research centers; and assessment centers at universities, school districts, and state and federal agencies.
  • Complete a master’s degree (M.A.E. or M.Ed.) in two years or a Ph.D. in four years with classes focusing on research methodology, statistics applied to education, program evaluation, and psychometrics.
  • We admit students with some undergraduate research experience. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, including psychology, sociology, statistics, mathematics, mathematics education, political science, marketing, economics, and engineering.

Degrees Offered with a Major in Research and Evaluation Methodology


Doctor of Education


Doctor of Philosophy


Master of Arts in Education


Master of Education


Research and Evaluation Methodology


Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education Departmental Courses