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School of Education
ECOT 311, 530 UCB
University of Colorado, 478UCB
Boulder, CO 80309
Research and Evaluation Methodology
The PhD program in Research and Evaluation Methodology (REM) offers a way to combine interests in the social sciences with advanced training in research methods. Applicants from various disciplines who wish to pursue a research career with a specific focus on educational and social problems are encouraged to apply. Course work closely resembles PhD-level work in cultural anthropology, quantitative psychology, quantitative sociology, or policy analysis. Relevant undergraduate degrees include anthropology, applied statistics, computer science, education, history, mathematics, psychology, political science, and sociology. However, any admitted applicant with sufficiently strong liberal arts preparation would be competitive in the program and would not be required to satisfy undergraduate deficiencies.
Career opportunities with a PhD in educational research include:
Graduates of the REM program at the CU-Boulder have been highly successful in obtaining university faculty positions, positions in state and federal departments of education, and other nationally advertised positions.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999