Applied Research, Measurement & Evaluation MA

The Applied Research Measurement and Evaluation program (ARME) consists of a minimum of 37 hours. At least one-half of the minimum credit hours must be in courses at or above the 7000 level. Students must also take and pass a Comprehensive Examination. (See Graduate School Bulletin for additional regulations.)

 

Admission Requirements

Students applying for the M.A. in Educational Leadership, Research, and Counseling must meet the following requirements: 

  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher and a combined verbal and quantitative GRE of 297 (verbal: 153; quantitative: 144) is required.
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to your ability to complete graduate work are required. Letters must be written on official letterhead or emailed from a professional email account.

Course Requirements

The M.A. in ERM can be broken into four blocks of courses:

School of Educate Core Courses (9 credits)

Course Number Course Title Hours

ELRC 4249

Understanding and Applying Research in Education

3 hours

ELRC 7001

Ethics & Educational Leadership
Or other approved course that addresses
ethics in education

3 hours

 

Foundations of Education (choose 1)

  • ELRC 7601: Foundations of Higher Education
  • EDCI 7901: Curriculum Theory
  • Or other approved course that addresses
    foundations, history, multicultural issues.

3 hours

 

ARME Specialization Courses (16/17 credits)

*Required (5 courses)

Course Number Course Title Hours

*ELRC 4006 or 7006

Educational Statistics

3/4 hours

*ELRC 7010 or 7290

Principles of Testing & Measurement
Survey Research Methods

3 hours

ELRC 7016

Advanced Educational Statistics

4 hours

* ELRC 7243

Qualitative Research in Education

3 hours

* ELRC 7220

Educational Program Evaluation

3 hours

ELRC 7280

Content Analysis

3 hours

ELRC 7290

Survey Research Methods

3 hours

*ELRC 7248

Introductory Research Practicum

3 hours

Elective You may select a research course from other programs or
departments to meet your needs (e.g., policy analysis,
statistics, technology, anthropology).
3 hours

  

Elective Courses or Thesis Option (6 credits)

Option A

Select 2 courses from the ARME specialization courses listed above.

 6 hours

Option B

ELRC 8000 Thesis Research

6 hours

 

Allied Field (6 credits)

Select w courses from an
allied field (e.g., curriculum &
instruction, sociology,
anthropology, marketing).
Select 2 courses from the ARME specialization
courses listed above.
6 hours

 

Total Credits: 37/38

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Contact Us

For more information about this program, please contact:

Dr. Kim MacGregor
Associate Professor
111H Peabody Hall
Ph: (225) 578-2150

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