graduate programEducational Research M.S.


Students are prepared to conduct research and evaluate programs in K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and other settings (i.e., government, healthcare, public health).

  • Skills Gained: A comprehensive understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods as they are applied to the study of education.
  • Concentrations: Statistics, measurement, program evaluation, survey research, computer applications, qualitative research, institutional research or policy research.

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university
  • Strong background in math, applied research and writing
  • Interest in pursuing or advancing your career as a research methodologist and/or program evaluator
  • Ability to take evening classes

  • A minimum of 36 semester hours is required to receive your degree
  • 4 semesters or 1.5 years

  • Agnes Scott College
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Georgia Department of Education
  • Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services
  • Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Georgia State University

  • Academic Researcher
  • Government Policy and Planning
  • Institutional Research
  • Program Evaluation
  • Research Methodologist

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