The Ph.D. in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation will prepare education professionals who seek advanced research, statistical, and evaluation skills for positions in a wide variety of educational institutions including higher education, K-12 school districts, for-profit companies, nonprofit agencies, community colleges, think tanks, government organizations, and other institutions concerned with solving problems in education.
The Ph.D. program will target experienced educators who hold a masters’ degree in a related educational field. Individuals that are attracted to the new program often seek to deepen their research skills for improving education programs. Other students may pursue the Ph.D. as a means of transitioning into a career in higher education. For those going into higher education, the teaching internship is required.