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's graduate program in educational research and measurement (RESM) provides you with research and analytical skills that allow you to solve problems in multiple settings, including P-12 education, higher education, business, consumer research, public health, counseling and pharmacy education.
Students in the RESM program complete an internship and learn the assessment, research and measurement skills to make data-informed decisions.
Your academic journey begins by developing a deep understanding of the foundations of research. You then will acquire competencies in:
You also will have an opportunity to:
Our graduates are employed in a variety of settings and industries, such as higher education, school districts, testing agencies and more. We welcome all baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate majors.
UToledo offers three degree options:
Curriculum. The RESM program offers both the traditional and modern methods and practices in research and measurement from academia and industry.
Certificate option. Students in the master’s and Ph.D. programs also can earn the educational assessment specialist certificate. Students may complete the required coursework as part of their graduate coursework. This credential is an added bonus, whether or not their minor or supporting field of study is RESM.
Flexibility. Working professionals seeking an RESM degree 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. You will get a competitive edge in the job market with hands-on learning opportunities such as internships. More than 80% of UToledo RESM graduate students complete internships in school districts, research labs, testing organizations and governmental entities in the U.S. and around the world. They better their career prospects and gain applied research experience in their fields of interest.
Graduates of UToledo’s master’s and Ph.D. programs move to positions that involve research, measurement, program evaluation and statistical analysis. There continues to be a high demand for professionals with research and measurement expertise in:
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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: