Students acquire skills necessary for a variety of roles that involve data-driven decisions. Students are prepared to facilitate decision-making based on evidence. Some students pursue the degree to enhance their skills as classroom teachers. Others work in environments where information and data from different sources are used to make informed decisions.
|RSEM 5100||Basic Statistics||3|
|RSEM 5120||Introduction to Research Methods||3|
|or RSEM 7000||Doctoral Seminar in Research Methods|
|RSEM 5110||Introduction to Measurement||3|
|RSEM 7110||Intermediate Statistics||3|
|RSEM 7080||Methods of Qualitative Inquiry||3|
|RSEM 7210||Program Evaluation in Schools||3|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Single Case Research Design for Education|
|Methods of Survey Research|
|Advanced Methods of Qualitative Inquiry|
|Advanced Methods in Quantitative Inquiry and Measurement|
|Mixed Methods Research|
5000+ Level RSEM course with faculty advisor approval
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Independent Study: RSEM|
|Practicum in Research and Evaluation Methodology|
Program Requirements and Courses
To complete the REM program and earn a master's degree, students must complete the appropriate course work as outlined in the tables above. All courses require a grade of B- or better to count to the MA and a 3.0 minimum GPA is required for graduation. Students have 7 years in which to complete the degree.
Students must complete their programs within seven years, maintaining a GPA of 3.0. Students typically take four courses each calendar year. Failure to enroll over three contiguous semesters will result in a requirement to submit readmission materials.