Those in this degree come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but have the common thread of questioning status quo and striving to explore ‘what works’ in order to improve our educational system. This program is very practitioner-focused on improvement and evaluation of current practices, programs and policies. You will also learn how to analyze quantitative and qualitative data using real life problems of practice.

Research and Evaluation Methods

Degree Earned: MA Campus: CU Denver Online CU Denver’s MA in Research and Evaluation Methods 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. Many of our alumni go on to become researchers, evaluators, consultants, and school leaders in Colorado and throughout the world.

Doctor of Philosophy in Education and Human Development - Research, Assessment, & Evaluation

Degree Earned: PhD Campus: CU Denver The call for meaningful data use and research understanding in educational contexts is strong and ongoing. We need educational researchers who understand educational problems first hand and have the tools to tackle them. Join CU Denver’s doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education and Human Development concentration in research, assessment and evaluation to become exceptionally data savvy and be able to directly apply your learning to your field starting with your first course.