College of Education

Research Methods in Education

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Program Summary

SUMMER 2021
Application Dates: 04/16/2021
Start Dates: 05/11/2021
FALL 2021
Application Dates: 07/23/2021
Start Dates: 08/23/2021
SPRING 2022
Application Dates: 12/6/2021
Start Dates: 01/10/2022
COST AND CREDITS - GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
Credits required: 15
Cost per credit: $693
COST AND CREDITS - MASTERS
Credits required: 36
Cost per credit: $693

Jane Jensen

Director of Graduate Studies In Research Methods in Education

Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation

Kelly Bradley

Director of Graduate Certificate in Research Methods in Education

Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation

College of Education

Department of Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation

131 Taylor Education Building

Lexington, KY 40506

(859) 257-4923

  • GC
  • MS

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.

Program Summary

SUMMER 2021
Application Dates: 04/16/2021
Start Dates: 05/11/2021
FALL 2021
Application Dates: 07/23/2021
Start Dates: 08/23/2021
SPRING 2022
Application Dates: 12/6/2021
Start Dates: 01/10/2022
COST AND CREDITS - GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
Credits required: 15
Cost per credit: $693
COST AND CREDITS - MASTERS
Credits required: 36
Cost per credit: $693

 

Transform Your Career

Research Methods in Education (RMinE) is a flexible online program 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 where 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:

  • Identify and develop theoretically-sound, empirically-based research plans.
  • Apply research skills and data analysis to real-world problems in education and other settings.
  • Use statistical software programs, including SPSS, to analyze data and produce meaningful results.
  • Communicate research findings to expert and nonexpert audiences.


Admission to the program does not require a minimum undergraduate G.P.A. or GRE scores. See additional details here.
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). 
• See RMinE Graduate Certificate Course of Study details here
• See RMinE Masters degree (M.S.) Course of Study details here.

*THIS PROGRAM OPERATES UNDER ROLLING ADMISSIONS.  Apply anytime.  

Federal Financial Aid and Certificate Programs

Please note that federal financial aid is not available for certificate programs, but other financial resources may be available on the Financial Aid page.


Contact

Jane Jensen

Director of Graduate Studies In Research Methods in Education

Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation

Kelly Bradley

Director of Graduate Certificate in Research Methods in Education

Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation

College of Education

Department of Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation

131 Taylor Education Building

Lexington, KY 40506

(859) 257-4923

State Authorization & Licensure

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.