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Research and Evaluation Methodology

24 months
30134 USD/year
30134 USD/year
12740 USD/year
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The mission of the Research and Evaluation Methodology program at University of Florida is to generate, evaluate, apply and disseminate knowledge about educational research methodology, to prepare exemplary educational research methodologists, and to collaborate with others to provide methodology for the advancement of educational research. 


Key facts:

Research and Evaluation Methodology mission aligns with College of Education’s and University of Florida’s missions because it results in research strategies for knowledge discovery to solve critical educational and human problems in a diverse global community.

  • Learn to evaluate educational programs, analyze educational data, develop assessment instruments, and conduct research about the efficacy of research methodologies.
  • Work as an educational researcher, an educational data analyst, or a psychometrician (an expert in testing and assessment).
  • Find jobs in testing companies; research and evaluation companies; research centers; and assessment centers at universities, school districts, and state and federal agencies.
  • Complete a master’s degree (M.A.E. or M.Ed.) in two years or a Ph.D. in four years with classes focusing on research methodology, statistics applied to education, program evaluation, and psychometrics.
  • We admit students with some undergraduate research experience. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, including psychology, sociology, statistics, mathematics, mathematics education, political science, marketing, economics, and engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment in General and Exceptional Student Education
  • Educational Psychology: Human Development
  • Educational Psychology: General
  • Educational Psychology: Learning Theory
  • Principles of Learning and Instructional Practice
  • Educational Psychology: Personality Dynamics
  • Quantitative Foundations of Education Research Overview
  • Educational Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • It is strongly advised that international students apply at least 6 months before the date they intend to start the program.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.
  • For applicants with a bachelor’s degree only, a minimum grade point average of B (3.0), calculated from all grades and credits after the semester where the applicant reached 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours is required. Applicants should refer directly to their intended academic units for Graduate Record  Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) requirements. If required, academic test scores are used in the context of a holistic credential review process. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30134 USD/year
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  • National

    30134 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30134 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12740 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gainesville

900 - 1335 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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