M.A. Online

Research and Evaluation Methods (online)

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University of Colorado Denver’s Master of Arts in Research and Evaluation Methods (online) provides an opportunity for those who are interested in improving the quality of education in schools and community organizations through high-quality research and evaluation, data-driven decisions and the dissemination of evidence-based research.


As a student in this Research and Evaluation Methods (online) program from University of Colorado Denver, you’ll be encouraged to examine real-world challenges impacting education and society today. You’ll learn how to address real-life issues through research and evaluation studies, from defining problems to conducting the study itself. In addition to basic coursework, you’ll develop your skills using software and learn by using real-life data in practicums and internships.

Program Details

Our students come from a wide array of backgrounds, usually educational and often psychological. After gaining admission to the program, your course of study will guide you through the various competencies that are required.

You’ll learn to solve important assessment questions by:

  • Skillfully identifying and articulating questions to ask in urban and rural environments
  • Recognizing appropriate sources of information to collect data
  • Designing methods of data collection such as questionnaires and interview protocols
  • Analyzing data using quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods
  • Using Excel, SPSS, Dedoose, Qualtrics and other data analysis software programs
  • Interpreting data and preparing presentations and reports

At the end of the program, you'll complete a practicum, an independent study project or a master's thesis. You will need to perform satisfactorily on a written, comprehensive examination.

Career Paths

Students acquire skills necessary for a variety of roles that involve data-driven decisions. Students are prepared to facilitate decision-making based on evidence. Some students pursue the degree to enhance their skills as classroom teachers. Others work in environments where information and data from different sources are used to make informed decisions.

  • Program Evaluator
  • Research for a Nonprofit Organization
  • Director of Assessment and Accreditation
  • Research Analyst
  • Psychometrician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Qualitative Inquiry
  • Methods of Survey Research

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Admission requirements and deadlines vary based on the program. 


30 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission requirements and deadlines vary based on the program. In addition, you will have different requirements depending on if you are a first-time student, a transfer student, or an international student.

Tuition Fee

The tuition amount assessed is determined based on which University of Colorado campus, school, or college is offering your degree program, as well as if it is at the undergrad or graduate level, and finally your resident status.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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