The M.Ed. in Educational Research Methodology focuses on a balanced curriculum of both quantitative and qualitative coursework, as well as the opportunity to explore professional interests through electives.
Several job titles of our M.Ed. alumni are: Research Analysts, Data Quality Managers, Vice President of Enrollment, Institutional Officer, Director of Admissions, Evaluation Specialist within a range of industries, and companies such as:
Students also benefit from multiple opportunities to engage in hands-on research. In addition to being asked to support the active research of our faculty, Boston College is also home to a number of internationally renowned research centers.
TIMSS and PIRLS International Study Center
Center for Optimized Student Support
Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy
Barbara and Patrick Roche Center for Catholic Education
Education should level the playing field – we feel the same way about financial aid.
The Lynch School of Education and Human Development provides more than $7.5 million in financial aid to students each year. As a result, the quality of BC’s instruction, the benefit of our alumni network, and the impact a BC degree will have on your employment options is both affordable and invaluable. Here’s why:
This program consists of 10 courses for a total of 30 credits.
Part time students complete the program in 2-3 years.
Full time students can complete the program in 1 year.
Students can begin the program in the spring, summer, or fall semesters.
Students can enroll in the program part-time or full-time.
|ERME7460||Interpretation and Evaluation of Research||3|
|ERME7462||Assessment and Test Construction||3|
|ERME7466||Program Evaluation I||3|
|ERME7467||Program Evaluation II||3|
|ERME7565||Large Scale Assessment: Methods and Practice||3|
|APSY8851||Design of Qualitative Research||3|
|ERME8100||Master’s Comprehensive Examination||0|
Director of Efficacy Analytics and Studies
Director, Innovation Lab
Senior Vice President of Research
Career paths chosen by previous graduates of the MESA Department.
In addition to your academic history and relevant work experience, please include any licenses currently held, any social justice-related experience, any language skills other than English, and any research experience or publications.
In 1,000-1,500 words, describe your academic and professional goals, any experience relevant to this program, and your future plans, expectations, and aspirations.
Three letters of recommendation are required with at least one required from an academic source. Applicants with significant relevant professional experience may submit additional recommendations from supervisors.
Undergraduate transcripts are required as part of the application process and graduate transcripts are accepted, but not required. Please note the following:
Transcripts must be mailed to the following address:
Boston College, Lynch School of Education
Office of Graduate Admission, Financial Aid, and Student Services
Campion Hall 135
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
This program does not require the GRE or any other standardized test. If you wish to submit a score report, the Lynch School code is 3218.