M.Ed. Degree

Our master’s degree program is a 30 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.

Explore program scheduling and course offerings here:

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
  • Predominantly face-to-face
  • A combination of online and face-to-face courses

Online Masters Badge

OnlineMasters.com, a trusted source for unbiased college rankings and higher education planning, named our program one of their Best Online Master's in Assessment and Measurement Programs for 2019. Their research identifies the top programs in the nation based on curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.

The College of Education, Health and Human Services admits students to Master's degree programs on a selective basis. Minimum requirements for admission to the Research, Measurement & Statistics M.Ed. degree program include:

  • 3.0 GPA or higher in undergraduate degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Goal statement


For more information about graduate study in Kent State’s College of Education, Health, and Human Services, check out the Graduate School of Education.

International students can find important information in the Office of Global Education.

Careers in Research, Measurement & Statistics

Graduates of our master’s degree program have excelled in the following roles:

  • Classroom teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators in PK-12 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:

Dr. Jason Schenker
Program Coordinator, Research, Measurement & Statistics