Masters Programs in Education Research

Compare 6 Masters Programs in Education Research

A master’s degree is the result of years of study in a graduate program. Such a degree qualifies graduates as experts in a particular field and can put them on the right track towards earning a doctoral degree.

What is a Master in Education Research? This degree program can improve students’ research skills as they pertain to education theories and systems. Students should be able to graduate with an in-depth understanding of how to conduct and analyze their own research to make improvements in educational and academic programs. Required coursework in this program may include classical test theory, inferential statistics, organizational theory, data collection, parameter estimation and evaluation design.

An education research degree should prepare graduates for the workforce. Through their coursework, students can improve their analytical, communications and teamwork skills, which can help them secure a job in research fields after graduation.

There are many factors, such as whether a student can commit to a full-time schedule, that can affect program costs. The best way for students to completely understand costs is to reach out to the school of their choice for more information.

Graduates with an education research degree should be able to find work in a variety of fields and organizations, including universities, financial institutions, school districts, nonprofits or other business sectors. They may find work as learning directors, developing new curriculums for schools to follow, or serve as advisers or counselors, helping apply research results to real-world situations. Other potential careers include data analyst, research coordinator, education administrator, lead researcher and measurement adviser.

Online education research programs are available at schools around the world. These programs may be especially attractive to students who have full-time jobs, live in rural areas or otherwise cannot commit to traditional college schedules. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master's Degree in Assessment and Evaluation

University of Oslo
Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2018 Norway Oslo + 1 more

This programme aims to train the next generation of assessment and evaluation specialists, combining technical and analytical skills with communication and representation skills. [+]

This programme aims to train the next generation of assessment and evaluation specialists, combining technical and analytical skills with communication and representation skills.

Photo: Øystein Andresen/University of Oslo

Assessment and Evaluation

Assessment and Evaluation are at the heart of modern society where quality assurance of education is crucial, where testing practices at school are debated in the media, where training and selection fosters the human capital vital to successful companies, and where accountability questions ask for evidence-based policy and decision making.

Assessment

"The more you teach without finding out who understands the concepts and who doesn’t, the greater the likelihood that only already-proficient students will succeed."- Grant Wiggins... [-]


Master of Education (Educational Research, Evaluation & Assessment)

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

From the humble beginnings of a relatively small university college in the 1970s that had only 200 education students, the School of Education (SoE) has grown tremendously. It stands as the largest School with an enrolment of more than 30,000 registered students out of the University’s 74,000 who take different programmes in the 14 teaching schools of Kenyatta University (KU). [+]

From the humble beginnings of a relatively small university college in the 1970s that had only 200 education students, the School of Education (SoE) has grown tremendously. It stands as the largest School with an enrolment of more than 30,000 registered students out of the University’s 74,000 who take different programmes in the 14 teaching schools of Kenyatta University (KU). The School attracts a sizeable proportion of students from outside Kenya, in the African Region and beyond. These include countries such as Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Turkey, Japanese, Canada and the USA, to mention but a few, some of them taking components of while others register as full-time students depending on the nature of the Memorandums of Understanding between their home institutions and KU. Entry Requirements The Common regulations for all Masters Degree in the University shall apply. The common regulations for all Masters degrees in the School of Education shall apply. The following shall be eligible for registration for M.Ed in the Department: 1. Bachelor of Education Degree in related field, with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any recognized institution. 2. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization. Duration and Pattern of the Course The Master of Education in the Department shall extend over at least 18 months.Students doing M.Ed by course work, examination and thesis will spend their first year doing... [-]

Faculty of Education

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2018 Nigeria Enugu

With ecstasy of delight,, I welcome you to the site of the School of Post Graduate Studies of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT). [+]

Masters in Education Research. Faculty of Education Dean's Welcome Message With ecstasy of delight,, I welcome you to the site of the School of Post Graduate Studies of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT). Our vision, mission and values are: OUR VISION To be in the 21st century graduate school environment and to become a leading graduate institution in Science, Management and Technology. OUR MISSION To anticipate and respond to the highest educational needs of our students, apply appropriate technology-driven management, teaching and research, using highly motivated staff and students of all races, creed and sex, to create highest levels of excellence in graduate studies, in partnership with industrial and educational frontiers within and outside the country. In furtherance of these vision and mission, the School of Post Graduate Studies (SPGS) has continued till today to be the bedrock of research and staff development in the University since inception in 1982. Through regular maintenance of effective academic oversight and quality assurance, SPGS aims at providing systematic academic and research programmes geared towards the high level needs of the country and beyond. We see it as our responsibility to provide support infrastructures to help our students complete their programmes on time, guarantee high quality review, administration and supervision of students projects and theses, as well as structure the programmes to be 21st century needs compliant. [-]

MRes in Educational Research

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

This innovative course prepares you for doctoral studies and a career in Educational Research through a series of taught modules and a dissertation. Under the expert guidance of a team of leading academics you will learn the skills of research, from conception through to design, methodology and data collection, to analysis, interpretation and dissemination. As part of the course you will engage closely with cutting edge research projects currently being undertaken by Education staff in the Faculty of Social Sciences. [+]

This innovative course prepares you for doctoral studies and a career in Educational Research through a series of taught modules and a dissertation. Under the expert guidance of a team of leading academics you will learn the skills of research, from conception through to design, methodology and data collection, to analysis, interpretation and dissemination. As part of the course you will engage closely with cutting edge research projects currently being undertaken by Education staff in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Accreditation The course has been recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council as meeting its requirements for postgraduate research training, and it now forms part of the recognised pathway in educational research for the Scottish Graduate School in the Social Sciences. Top Reasons To Study With Us You will be contributing to the overall research capacity in Education, thereby making a difference to practice and/or policy. You will gain a MRes from a Faculty whose Education programmes are ranked as one of the best in the UK You will be supported in developing the knowledge, skills and understanding of research by expert researchers in Education and the Social Sciences. You will be introduced to leading edge empirical and theoretical research in a multi-disciplinary and mutli-professional environment. You will have the benefits of a flexible programme that supports you through different stages of the research process. Course objectives The MRes is designed to equip you for a career in educational research or as preparation for doctoral study (as a 1... [-]

Masters In Educational Research

Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 Mexico Aguascalientes

The Master in Educational Research, is a postgraduate program recognized by its HIGH QUALITY in the level of Consolidation granted by CONACYT in the National Program of Postgraduate Quality (PNPC). [+]

The Master in Educational Research, is a postgraduate program recognized by its HIGH QUALITY in the level of Consolidation granted by CONACYT in the National Program of Postgraduate Quality (PNPC).

It is a program oriented to the education of educational researchers that emphasizes the methodological and technical aspects of research. That is to say, it is a program whose strength lies in the methodological training provided, including the orientation and effective support that are offered to students for the development of their thesis throughout the semesters that integrate the curriculum.

The lines that organize the research work of the teachers who support the Master in Educational Research are:... [-]


Master In Teaching And Research University

Universidad Sergio Arboleda
Campus Full time January 2018 Colombia Bogotá Santa Marta

The program has a number of Institutional and International Conventions: San Pablo CEU University, Spain, LASPAU - Harvard, the University of Antioquia and the Autonomous University of [+]

Master in Teaching and Research University

• To train professionals in the various areas of knowledge, pedagogical fundamentals that help optimize their teaching.

• To train professionals in the various areas of knowledge in the foundation and research practice, allowing them to develop research projects in their field.

• Develop research processes conducive to interdisciplinary work in research groups.

International Agreements

The program has a number of Institutional and International Conventions: San Pablo CEU University, Spain, LASPAU - Harvard, the University of Antioquia and the Autonomous University of Mexico, as well as the various conventions of research groups, such as the Technology Monterrey and La Trobe in Australia. ... [-]