100% Online, 30-Credit Master’s Degree in Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation (RMME)

Focus on Program Evaluation, Psychometrics, & Research Methods

Earning a degree in Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation will prepare you to formulate concrete research and evaluation questions, select appropriate research designs and evaluation methods to investigate these questions, construct research and evaluation tools to collect high-quality data, use statistics to analyze gathered data, and interpret quantitative data analyses to inform decision making and policy.

The University of Connecticut's Master's of Arts in Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation (RMME MA) is a 100%-online, 30 credit-hour program consisting of 6 core courses paired with 4 electives. Offered through the Neag School of Education’s Educational Psychology Department, the RMME MA places extensive focus on research methods, techniques, and practices; quantitative data analysis; educational measurement; and program or policy evaluation. The RMME MA program is designed to create versatile practitioners, capable of engaging in multiple fields across disciplines.

Both intellectually stimulating and rigorous, this 100% online, research-based degree promotes the use of Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation skills through a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on applications to facilitate research and program evaluation practice. You will learn measurement, data analysis, and evaluation techniques used daily in schools, industry and corporate environments, military entities, federal or state/local governments, and other formal or informal educational settings.

The RMME program's outstanding faculty are committed to providing:

  • Well-organized, interactive online course curricula with clear learning objectives and expectations
  • Exposure to a diverse array of theories and practices within the fields of research and evaluation
  • Student-faculty interaction that encourages your professional development
  • Support in building a network of classmates & peers with whom you will continue to connect into the future

The Research Methods, Measurement & Evaluation online master’s degree program is designed for educators and various practitioners ranging from corporate training & learning designers through sales force management seeking program evaluation expertise. Further, it is an ideal option for recent college graduates currently in or entering the workforce, who want want to increase their professional marketability and/or move into the research side of education.

RMME's asynchronous, online coursework focuses on current and emerging topics in areas related to:

  • Classical and modern measurement theory and applications
  • Instrument development
  • Quantitative research methods
  • Program evaluation
  • Applied statistics
  • Educational assessment
  • Return on Investment (ROI) Assessment, and more!

Credits earned in UConn's online RMME master's degree program are transferable to UConn's Program Evaluation Online Graduate Certificate program!

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

The RMME Admissions Committee reviews all completed submissions after the application deadline.

Please submit your application materials no later than:

Summer Semester: March 22
Fall Semester: June 14
Spring Semester: November 1

Why RMME Online at UConn?

As a highly-ranked R1 Research University (the highest designation of research activity for an institution of higher education), you can rest assured that all of UConn's academic programs feature the most relevant and current research-informed content.

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Prepare for your rapidly expanding career options.

RMME students also gain in-demand STEM skills necessary for careers in today's most-rapidly expanding career fields.

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Quality is Paramount to Who We Are

Quality is the cornerstone of UConn’s online MSW degree. With a curriculum mirroring our on-campus program and guided by experienced UConn faculty, we maintain the same high standards in the online format. Coming to you from a top-ranked, accredited, R1 Research public institution, you can be assured that our online social work curriculum, delivery, and experience is central to our mission. Your success, and that of your clients and employers, is our success.

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Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: June 14
Spring Semester: November 1
Summer Semester: March 22

Apply early to avoid last minute processing delays.