Master's Program

Program Requirements

Students interested in pursuing a Master of Education (MEd) degree in Measurement, Evaluation, and Data Science have two options: Course-based or thesis-based. Students must complete the following courses depending on which option they choose:

Thesis-Based MEd:

Prerequisite:

  • EDPY 500 Introduction to Data Analysis *3 or equivalent

Seven 3-credit courses, including the following three required courses:

  • EDPY 501 Introduction to Research Methods *3
  • EDPY 505 Quantitative Methods I *3
  • EDPY 507 Measurement Theory I *3

In addition to the three required courses listed above, students must complete at least four 3-credit courses related to their area of specialization and a thesis. The MEd thesis-based program is open to full-time study only.

Course-Based MEd:

Eight 3-credit courses, including the following three required courses:

  • EDPY 500 Introduction to Data Analysis in Educational Research *3
  • EDPY 501 Introduction to Research Methods *3
  • EDPY 507 Measurement Theory *3

In addition to the three required courses listed above, students must complete at least five 3-credit courses related to their area of specialization and a capping project (EDPY 903). The MEd course-based program is open to both part-time and full-time study.