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Evaluation Assessment Research and Learning M.Ed.

Format: Online
Credit Hours: 36
Entry Term: Fall, Spring and Summer

Ready to sharpen your applied research skills and expand your career opportunities?

Evaluation Assessment Research and Learning M.Ed. Program video

The mission of the M.Ed. in Evaluation, Assessment, Research, and Learning is to provide students with professional educational research knowledge and skills needed to engage in data-informed decision making for the successful delivery of human services in a variety of settings including, for example, public schools and school districts, higher education institutions, private research and assessment firms, non-profit organizations, and government positions.

The M.Ed. in Evaluation, Assessment, Research, and Learning supports the mission of the University and College of Education by providing an opportunity for both individuals transitioning from undergraduate to graduate studies and working professionals to develop and/or further enhance their educational research skills and knowledge in order to meet their career goals. The 36 credit hour, fully-online program allows flexibility for working individuals, off-campus students, and even those who live abroad. Graduates from this program will be qualified for social science research environments such as public schools and school districts, higher education institutions, private research and assessment firms, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.

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Program Format and Highlights

Offered Fully Online

Specifically, in our program:

  • You’ll learn 100% online in a flexible learning environment you can access from anywhere in the world!
  • You’ll learn real-life research skills applying what you do in your day-to-day work to complete course projects and assignments.
  • You’ll learn from faculty who are leading practitioners. well-known and respected as teacher, scholars, and researchers.
  • You’ll get hands-on experience needed for research career opportunities.
  • Ranked #3 in the nation for Online Master’s in Assessment and Measurement Degrees by

Student Spotlight

“The M.Ed. EARL program was intriguing to me. This program directly benefits what I am doing on a daily basis as Director of Student Success at Gordon State College.

I enjoyed this program so much, it was almost an escape for me. There were challenges, but the faculty were particularly great. I cannot say enough about Dr. Zinskie. I never even me her in person, and yet she is very approachable and helpful.

I now have more confidence in my writing ability and the program taught me everything I needed to know about research-how to read it, understand it, and do it.”

Jerry Oliver ’19
Jerry Oliver

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The Georgia Southern University Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines

Graduate Advisement

Dr. Cordelia Zinskie, Program Director
Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading
Georgia Southern University
College of Education, Room 3136
P.O. Box 8144
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: 912-478-1438

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Last updated: 5/31/2023