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 (10 credit hours a semester).
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 learn assessment, research and measurement skills to make data-informed decisions. They also have the option to complete applied internships.
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.
In addition to our online master’s program, UToledo offers:
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 program also can earn the educational assessment specialist certificate prior to completing their master's. This is especially beneficial for part-time students.
Flexibility. Convenient online courses are ideal for working professionals.
Real-world research experience. You will get a competitive edge in the job market with hands-on learning opportunities such as internships. A significant number 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 program 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:
"In taking courses, I learned quickly that I could apply it directly to my current position, and no matter what field I go into I will have the knowledge to not only be able to read data but also apply it to my job and career, which is very important in the data-driven world we live in."
Hala Abou-Dahech, a current student and UToledo senior transfer specialist
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: