Educational Statistics and Research Methods Major

A major/degree in Educational Statistics and Research Methods is a program that focuses on the application of statistics to the analysis and solution of educational research problems, and the development of technical designs for research studies.

Includes instruction in mathematical statistics, research design, computer applications, instrument design, research methodologies, and applications to research problems in specific education subjects.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Educational Statistics and Research Methods?

A master's degree is the most common level of education required for a career related to Educational Statistics and Research Methods. With this major/degree, you likely will find a job at a university, research institution, or governmental agency.  In addition, an advanced degree in this program will prepare you for a position in research analysis for a healthcare organization, a medical insurance company, or a national testing company.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Educational Statistics and Research Methods

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Educational Statistics and Research Methods