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Educational Administration, Leadership, and Research


Measurement, Evaluation and Research certificate

To increase the skills and marketability of students who wish to do educational or other social science research in applied settings. This might include academic institutions, government agencies, professional organizations, school districts, and research companies.

Program Admission Requirements:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution

EDFN 501, or equivalent, with a B or better (Statistics)

EDFN 500 or EDLD 712 or equivalent (Research Methods)

Certificate Requirements:

Required: (9 hours)

  • EDLD 722: Survey Methods in Education
  • EDLD 732: Program Evaluation in Education
  • EDFN 740 (formerly EDFN 601): Intermediate Statistics and Design

Electives: (9 hours)

  • EDFN 744: Seminar in Advanced Research Methods (varied topics, can be taken multiple times for credit)**
  • EDAD 734: School Accountability and Teacher Evaluation
  • EDFN 603: Qualitative Research in Education
  • EDFN 703: Field Methods for Qualitative Research

  Admission applications now available through the Graduate School.

 **EDFN 744 will cover topics such as structural equation modeling, item response theory, hierarchical linear modeling, database management, quasi-experimental methods, and international research methods**

For more information contact : Dr. Kimberlee Everson


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 Last Modified 9/11/18