Develop critical research skills and data analysis techniques and apply those skills to real-world settings and pressing issues in education and beyond. Graduates of our program work in a wide variety of fields, including school districts, state and federal agencies, and health-related organizations.
This flexible online program is designed to expand your research skills and prepare you for a career change, expanded responsibilities in your current position, or doctoral studies. The coursework is interdisciplinary; you will be exposed to research methods coursework that draws from perspectives in policy, psychology, pedagogy, and history. Graduates of our program have the expertise to work in certification, licensing, and testing in a wide variety of fields. After completing our program you will be able to:
Admission to the program does not require a minimum undergraduate G.P.A. or GRE scores. Areas of concentration include quantitative methods, evaluation, and research design. Students have the option to complete a graduate certificate (15 credit hours) or a master's of science (36 credit hours).
Please note that federal financial aid is not available for certificate programs, but other financial resources may be available on the Financial Aid page.
College of Education
Department of Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation
131 Taylor Education Building
Lexington, KY 40506
If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.