Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Research & Evaluation
Educational Research & Evaluation – PH6277
Department of Educational Studies
Athens, OH 45701
Delivery Mode: Athens Campus
Terms of Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer
The Ph.D. program in Educational Research and Evaluation (EDRE) is intended to prepare graduate students both for faculty positions and for leadership roles in research organizations.
The EDRE program offer students an interdisciplinary understanding and knowledge base about educational research and evaluation. Students are encouraged to develop a program of study of their specific area of concentration yet have the flexibility necessary to develop programs that meet their individual career goals and interests; besides required courses, students are encouraged to include quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methodologies in their programs. Students are required to identify four core areas of specializations for their programs, which will serve as areas for comprehensive examination and areas of research, teaching and service in their future careers.
If a student is enrolled full time this degree can be completed in 3-5 years.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Knowledge of quantitative methodology
- Knowledge of qualitative methodology
- Knowledge of mixed methods research
- Knowledge of evaluation methods
Opportunities for Graduates
Upon completion of the EDRE Ph.D., graduates can successfully conduct research, construct measurement instruments, design research protocols, analyze research findings, contribute to theory development in the field, and teach course in measurements, statistics, research design and qualitative methodology.
Link to Program: https://www.ohio.edu/education/ed-studies/ed-research-doctorate
All applications are reviewed holistically. The department requires
- GRE scores, with a minimum quantitative/verbal combined score of 300 recommended,
- official transcripts from all institutions attended,
- three written letters of recommendation,
- an autobiography and statement of professional goals, and
- a resume or curriculum vitae. A minimum GPA of 3.4 is recommended. International applicants must also provide proof of financial responsibility and proof of English proficiency (e.g., TOEFL scores).
Note: Students who transfer from other institutions of higher learning can include up to ten (10) hours of transfer credit toward the completion of the degree.
This program permits full-time enrollment in residence at Ohio University, and an I-20 may be issued based on admission to this program.
Complete a minimum of 70 credit hours (exclusive of master’s degree hours) as follows: