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Educational Research and Evaluation

Program Summary

The educational research and evaluation master’s degree is for professionals who wish to plan educational evaluations, interpret qualitative and statistical data analytic procedures, and ultimately relate the findings to educational and social science policy. This program is designed to advance your knowledge, both theory and practice, of assessment, evaluation and research.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Educational Research and Evaluation

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 June 1
Spring October 1 December 10 November 1
Summer June 1 April 1

For More Information

Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Gabel Hall 208
Program website
etra@niu.edu
815-753-9339

Director of Graduate Studies:
Wei-Chen Hung
whung@niu.edu
815-753-8175

Application Contact:
Judy Puskar
jpuskar@niu.edu 
815-753-6085

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