Masters in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Research, Measurement, and Statistics (M.Ed.)
Our online master’s program emphasizing Research, Measurement, and Statistics is a 36-hour program. It focuses on measurement and research as they pertain to educational and other organizational settings, and is designed to expand your skills in those areas.
Our program provides professional students from any field the competitive edge needed to open doors for promotion opportunities and career advancement.
With flexible course electives and internationally recognized faculty, students enrolled in our program have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in:
- Quantitative and qualitative research methodologies used in applied settings.
- Analysis of academic skills and tests, as well as the effects of aptitude, motivation, and task environment on academic performance, and their implications for instruction.
- Program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
- Primary statistical analysis in educational and other organizational research.
- Development of effective surveys to gain data and insights into various topics of interest.
- Integration of emerging technologies to enhance learning in any classroom or professional setting.
Degree: Educational Psychology
Emphasis: Research, Measurement, and Statistics
Degrees Offered: Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Minimum Credit Hours: 36
Note: Select School of Education and update credit hours.
RMS courses focus on basic and advanced methods used to develop and evaluate different educational and psychological phenomena. In addition to course work, RMS students work with a variety of faculty from other programs and departments during the course of their training.
Core Curriculum: 18 credit hours
EPSY 435: Educational Statistics
EPSY 602: Educational Psychology
EPSY 622: Measurement & Evaluation in Education
EPSY 689: Understanding Research from a Consumer’s Perspective
EPSY 649: Introduction to Survey Design Methods in Educational Research
EPSY 603: Qualitative Methods in Educational Research
Flexible Electives: 18 credit hours
Choose from the following to personalize your educational experience:
EPSY 631: Program Evaluation
EPSY 624: Creative Thinking
EPSY 645: Creative Genius
EPSY 673: Learning Theories
LDTC 613: Integrating Technology in Learning Environments
LTDC 645: Emerging Technologies for Learning I
LDTC 646: Emerging Technologies for Learning II
EPSY 432: Creativity and Creative Problem Solving
EPSY 433: Lateral Thinking
Students should consult with their advisor to identify appropriate electives.
- The Research, Measurement, and Statistics specialization requires a minimum of 36 credit hours to earn an M.Ed.
- Core course requirements may be waived for students who have successfully completed comparable graduate coursework and/or demonstrate required knowledge and skills.
- Additional courses both within and outside of EPSY (including courses in Learning Sciences) may count toward elective coursework.
Professor and Associate Department Head
Clinical Assistant Professor
Frequently Asked Questions
List of Bachelor Degree Equivalencies
Can my Application fee be waived?
Yes. This fee may be waived only in exceptional cases for low-income applicants and McNair Scholars. To receive the waiver, you must submit an awards letter from your current school’s financial aid office showing the award of a Pell Grant. Your Student Aid Report (SAR) from a current FAFSA can also be submitted to show financial need. McNair Scholars must submit a letter from their McNair Program Director verifying their status as a McNair Scholar in good standing to receive the fee waiver. Submit this information to the Academic Affairs Business Office (https://finance.tamu.edu/contact-list/academic-affairs-business-services-3) and include your major of interest and term of application. Waiver of application fee is not available for international students.
Is supervision of experience requirements offered?
It is the responsibility of students to independently seek out supervision opportunities. TAMU does not provide supervision for practicum hours.
Statement of Purpose Essay
All applicants must complete the Essay, Statement of Purpose and explain the following:
- Why you applied to this program
- Academic background and training
- Potential for graduate study
- Research experience
- Other relevant professional experiences
I want/need a Graduate Assistantship/Fellowship – how do I apply?
Please note that we cannot guarantee any financial assistance to any student. We will contact all admitted students about the process for applying for all available assistantships. This is a separate process from applying for admission. The department and programs will choose students to be nominated for Graduate Diversity or Graduate Merit fellowships. These fellowships are only open to U.S. citizens. Please do not ask to be nominated for one of these fellowships as the program will determine which students are competitive for these awards.
Can I send supplemental materials?
You can send us anything you like, and will keep them in our application file. However, we will not upload these items to your file. If you want items such as a professional paper or resume included for review, you need to upload these items to the application as we cannot upload them on your behalf.
How do is submit my letters of Recommendation?
The GraduateCAS online application includes a Recommendations section where you must add your recommenders’ information. Once you have saved the recommendation requests, GraduateCAS will contact each recommender via email to request the completion of the recommendation form and letter of recommendation. We require three letters of recommendations and they must be submitted directly by recommenders through the electronic system.
What are the typical program costs?
Please note, you must update the program hours.
Can you guide me through the application process?
I live out of state. Do you accept out-of-state applicants?
Yes, we accept in-state and out-of-state applicants.
Is there any opportunity for financial assistance?
Yes, there are opportunities for financial assistance through the following departments: Office of Graduate Studies Financial Aid