Boston College

Lynch School of Education

Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation


140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Master of Education (M. ED.) educational research, measurement, and evaluation ERME has been training students to examine educational programs, design quantitative research studies, develop assessment instruments, and analyze educational data to help inform policy-making for over 40 years. Curriculum The master’s degree curriculum includes coursework in research design, statistics, classroom assessment, large scale data collection, program evaluation, and education policy. A minimum of 30 credits and satisfactory performance on a comprehensive examination are required for the M.Ed. degree. Course Offerings Admissions Each year the ERME program usually receives at least 30 M.Ed. applications. The ERME program admits approximately 10-15 M.Ed. students each year. In general, about 6-9 of these M.Ed. students enroll in the program. Generally, 3-4 students are enrolled part-time. Most M.Ed. students complete the program in two years; however some students finish within one year (usually taking courses in the fall, spring, and summer semesters).



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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