UToledo’s graduate program in educational research and measurement — the region’s only program of its kind — is nationally ranked by Top Masters in Education.
The University of Toledo is the only university in northwest Ohio to offer a graduate program in educational research and measurement. Our program is ranked in the top 20 in the nation by Top Masters in Education.
Our students develop expertise in the design, execution and interpretation of applied research — both quantitative and qualitative — and a deep understanding of the theoretical foundations of research and measurement.
The master’s and Ph.D. programs are not intended solely for educators, although the programs are housed in the Judith Herb College of Education. The knowledge and skills our students gain are applicable to assessment in any field of study.
Doctoral students may specialize in:
Cutting-edge curriculum. The RESM program teaches the latest methods and practices in research and measurement from both academia and industry. RESM faculty collaborate with both teacher education and educational administration program faculty. Students have opportunities to apply knowledge in global contexts.
Certificate option. Students in the master’s degree and doctoral programs may complete the course work for the educational assessment specialist certificate as part of their graduate course work. Students in the online post-baccalaureate certificate program complete an internship and learn the assessment, research and measurement skills to make data-informed decisions.
Flexibility. Working professionals benefit from the convenience of courses offered in myriad formats: on-campus (evening classes), online (access at your convenience) and blended (online and on-campus).
Real-world research experience. Get a competitive edge in the job market with these hands-on learning opportunities:
There continues to be a high demand for professionals with educational research and measurement expertise in:
Graduates of UToledo’s master’s and Ph.D. programs move to positions that involve research, measurement, program evaluation and statistical analysis in:
UToledo alumni have been employed as:
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UToledo RESM faculty members are strong mentors. They collaborate with graduate students and offer multidisciplinary experiences within the research and measurement field.
Our faculty members have:
They have a wide range of experiences and expertise, including in areas such as: