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Master of Education in Research, Measurement, and Statistics

Master of Education in Evaluation and Measurement

Course Delivery

100% online

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Approximate Program Cost



Best Online Master's
in Assessment
and Measurement
Programs 2019

Program Overview

The Master of Education degree in Research, Measurement, and Statistics develops educators and specialists in the areas of assessment, measurement, research design, and program evaluation. The program serves teachers and administrators seeking applied measurement, research, and evaluation skills for use in schools (pre-kindergarten to grade 12) and in higher education. The program also serves professionals seeking careers in the areas of evaluation, research, and psychometrics.

Our program seeks to develop specialists who can apply their knowledge about research and measurement in a variety of settings. Emphasis on theory and application prepares students to use a variety of research approaches and techniques with a mature understanding of their rationale., a trusted source for unbiased college rankings and higher education planning, named our program one of their Best Online Master's in Assessment and Measurement Programs for 2019.1 Their research identifies the top programs in the nation based on curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.

Program Structure

  • 30 minimum credit hours
  • The program can be completed in as little as two years

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics at a conceptual and application level.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of research design and methods by selecting and executing the appropriate research design and methods for a variety of applications.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of measurement, including the methods to develop valid and reliable measures of constructs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary and classic theories in program evaluation, the purposes and logic of program evaluation, and the processes of different types of program evaluation.


Named one of the Best Online Master's in Assessment and Measurement Programs for 2019. 

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
    • Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
    • Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
    • Minimum 77 MELAB score
    • Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
    • Minimum 58 PTE score


For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.


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Important Dates


Classes Begin

Fall 2022 Semester


Classes Begin

Spring 2023 Semester


Classes Begin

Summer 2023 Semester


Courses for the online M.Ed. in Research, Measurement, and Statistics cover a range of topics relevant for educators who wish to specialize in areas related to assessment, evaluation and measurement. Course topics include classroom assessment, classical test theory, statistics, quantitative research design and analysis, survey design, and multiple regression. The program also features a 3-credit research project conducted with approval and under the direction of an instructor.

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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Out of State/International*
Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost
$536 $1,608 Approximate Cost: $16,100 $546 $1,638 Approximate Cost: $16,400

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $12 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

*Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.

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