Educational Research Methodology (ERM)

Evidence-based decision making is an integral part of today’s society. Whether we are talking about the ability to demonstrate educational achievement, work collaboratively with program stakeholders to enact change, or highlight strengths and weakness of educational/social systems, the Department of Educational Research Methodology (ERM) provides the necessary training for future professionals and academics.

Two distinct tracks exist in the degree programs in Educational Research Methodology: Measurement and Quantitative Methods and Program Evaluation. Join the UNC Greensboro Department of Educational Research Methodology (ERM) to graduate with substantial skills and knowledge in quantitative and qualitative methods, and in their application across a variety of settings.

Currently, the Department of Educational Research Methodology (ERM) offers degrees in the following academic program areas:

oaers logoThrough the Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Services (OAERS), a division of the Department of Educational Research Methodology (ERM), we offer valuable research and evaluation support while providing training opportunity for our students. OAERS houses and supports a comprehensive internship matching program that matches internship opportunities of professional organizations with ERM graduate students seeking practical experience in assessment, program evaluation, or research methodology. 

The Department of Educational Research Methodology (ERM) at UNC Greensboro is committed to advancing knowledge and practice within the fields of research methodology, measurement sciences, program evaluation, and applied statistics. ERM’s programs address the ever-growing need for professionals with highly specialized skills in these areas.