UToledo’s graduate program in educational research and measurement is the region’s only program of its kind. Our master's program is nationally ranked by Top Masters in Education. The master's degree can be completed online in one year of full-time study.
The University of Toledo is the only university in northwest Ohio to offer a graduate program in educational research and measurement (RESM). Our master's program is ranked in the top 20 in the nation by Top Masters in Education.
You have three options of study at UToledo:
Our RESM program enables you to acquire analytical skills that can be used to explore problems in multiple social and behavioral science settings, including P-12 education, higher education, business, consumer research, public health, counseling and pharmacy education.
You'll begin your academic journey by developing a deep understanding of the theoretical foundations of RESM appropriate for your program and then develop competence in:
Although the programs are housed in the Judith Herb College of Education, they are not intended solely for educators. Our graduates are employed in a variety of settings and industries. They apply their expertise to solve important problems and support research in any field of study and in any setting, including global contexts. We welcome all baccalaureate and post- baccalaureate majors.
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 faculty in multiple fields, including teacher education, higher education, educational administration, educational technology, counseling and supervision, psychology, exercise science, health education, pharmacy education and business. You also have opportunities to learn about best practices in global contexts.
Certificate option. Students in the master’s degree and doctoral programs may complete the coursework for the educational assessment specialist certificate as part of their graduate coursework. Students in the online post-baccalaureate certificate program complete an internship and learn the assessment, research and measurement skills to make data-informed decisions.
Doctoral students from other degree programs who are completing their research requirements with the RESM courses also may apply their completed coursework to the educational assessment specialist certificate. This credential is an added bonus for these students whether or not their minor or supporting field of study is RESM.
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:
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: