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Evaluation, Assessment, Research, and Learning M.Ed.

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The mission of the M.Ed. in Evaluation, Assessment, Research, and Learning is to provide students with professional educational research knowledge and skills needed to engage in data-informed decision making for the successful delivery of human services in a variety of settings including, for example, public schools and school districts, higher education institutions, private research and assessment firms, non-profit organizations, and government positions.

The M.Ed. in Evaluation, Assessment, Research, and Learning supports the mission of the University and College of Education by providing an opportunity for both individuals transitioning from undergraduate to graduate studies and working professionals to develop and/or further enhance their educational research skills and knowledge in order to meet their career goals. Offered through a fully online, flexible delivery model, this degree program emphasizes activities that are designed to promote 21st century skills including critical thinking and problem solving; collaboration and teamwork, especially in virtual workspaces; and information and communication technology literacy.

Specifically, graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. interpret and critically evaluate published educational research;
  2. examine various contexts, environments, and factors that influence learning;
  3. develop and implement qualitative and quantitative designs and analyze data to answer research questions;
  4. develop a program evaluation plan;
  5. report and communicate educational research findings;
  6. and use their applied educational research skills as a way of improving educational environments and other related settings.

Admission Information

The Georgia Southern University Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines


Dr. Cordelia Zinskie, Program Director
Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading
Georgia Southern University
College of Education, Room 3136
P.O. Box 8144
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: 912-478-1438

For all Online Programs:

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For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 10/25/2021